Speech and Presentations Teacher Resources
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Language Focus Starter Unit: Comparative and Superlative Adjectives, Present Continuous Form
Practice the present continuous form and comparative and superlative adjectives with a short worksheet. Young learners read answers to questions, then form the questions based on context clues and word banks. Some activities require kids...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Perspective and Point of View: Day 2 Task 2
Sixth graders will listen to Dr. Martin Luther King's speech, I Have A Dream in order to discuss rhetoric, word choice, and how the author conveyed his ideas and perspective. They discuss key points and how literary devices were used to...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
I Can’t Wear What?
Can schools ban t-shirts picturing musical groups or bands? Your young citizens will find out with this resource, which includes a summary of a United States Supreme Court case from the 1960s about a similar dispute over students wearing...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Government Final Project
What is the right to privacy? Does censorship violate the First Amendment? Should a school reflect the religious values of a community? These are just some of the great research topics regarding civil liberties that are suggested in this...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Perspective and Point of view: Task 1 Day 2
After reading the book, The True Story of the Three Little Pigs, leaners consider the wolf's point of view. They analyze his speech as he pleads with the judge. They come to a conclusion then write a new speech for the wolf and present...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Present Is Perfect: Using Present Perfect Tense
Your developing language users rewrite 10 sentences by changing the underlined verbs to present perfect tense verbs with one of the helping verbs: have, has, or had. Resource contains explanatory material as well as a practice worksheet.
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Cold War Lesson Plan
Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War—the United States or the Soviet Union? Your young historians will answer a question by looking closely at Cold War documents, which are provided in this resource alongside guiding questions...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit Three: Present Perfect
Give your learners the tools and vocabulary to talk about the Internet and related technology. There are six exercises on this sheet that focus on the present perfect and technology-related vocabulary. English language learners fill in...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Figures of Speech: Poetry of Alice Walker
Define figures of speech with your high schoolers. They listen to you read aloud the Alice Walker poem "Did This Happen to Your Mother? Did Your Sister Throw Up a Lot?" Then they identify and analyze any figures of speech found in the...
10th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Ethos, Logos, & Pathos in Civil Rights Movement Speeches
Examine three speeches while teaching Aristotle's appeals. Over the course of three days, class members will fill out a graphic organizer about ethos, pathos, and logos, complete an anticipatory guide, read speeches by Martin Luther King...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Analysis of Two Speeches
While learners only hear one speech, they set the stage for critical analysis and textual comparison. They discuss rhetoric, figurative language, and word choice as they listen to a civil rights speech read by John F. Kennedy. They...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
The Bill of Rights
How does the Bill of Rights, created over 200 years ago, still apply to the lives of American citizens to this day? Here is a fantastic resource that includes several resources on approaching the Bill of Rights with your class. After...
5th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Practice Using “Haber + Past Participle” (Present Perfect & Past Perfect/Pluperfect)
Now that your class has learned about the present perfect and past perfect, put it all together and find out if they can tell the difference between the tenses. For this exercise, class members translate nine sentences. The sentences...
6th - 12th Languages
Adverbs of Degree, Present Perfect
Use adverbs of degree and present perfect tense in a thorough grammar worksheet. Kids fill in missing adverbs based on the number of letters that they have, and use them in another exercise to create sentences in the present simple...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Elements of Style: Literary Devices
How does an author develop his or her personal writing style? This presentation starts by looking at E.E. Cummings and some of his most notable works. As an author with a lot of style, he's the perfect example! Then, terms such as...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable