Speech and Presentations Teacher Resources
Encourage even your most shy individuals to step up to the podium and address the class confidently.
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Lookin’ for Evidence
What is the key to effectively arguing any position? Evidence! But how can we know whether a piece of information is useful to proving our point? Check out this activity whereby your class members will review a fictitious scenario involving band t-shirts as a disruption at school and determine what the evidence is conveying.
6th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Language Focus and Vocabulary Starter Unit: Verb Tenses and Adjectives
Practice various verb tenses, parts of speech, and vocabulary all with one page. The learning exercise is made up of six short exercises. Each one has its own focus. Pupils will have the opportunity to work on comparative and superlative adjectives, the present tense, the present continuous, basic adjectives, and routine words.
6th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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Bring the world of video messaging into your classroom with this creative communication application. Offering the ability to create animations with customized characters, backgrounds, and recorded messages, this resource is guaranteed to engage learnes in sharing their ideas with others.
2nd - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Analyzing an Argument
How do you read non-fiction, informational text? How do you recognize the rhetorical devices a writer is using? How do you determine the tone of such a document? Lincoln’s First Inaugural Address provides a perfect vehicle for learners to develop and practice these necessary skills.
10th - 12th Language Arts 177 Views 144 Downloads CCSS: Designed
How can word choice affect a political speech? Middle and high schoolers examine the text of the 1999 State of the Union Address, and then determine how newspaper articles and television reports describe and analyze the event. Use this lesson to examine conflicting evidence and viewpoints in informational text, or to focus on evaluating a speaker's argument.
6th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 277 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Student Speech: Is it Protected in Print and on the Internet?
Can students be allowed to say what they want in print or on the Internet, free from interference by the school? With the advent of Facebook and other social networking sites where all expressions are chronicled and monitored, where to draw the line on what is legal and free of censorship can become blurry.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 66 Views 55 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
As you explore the perfect tenses, direct your class to this resource, which provides explanation and examples for reference as well as an online interactive exercise for practice. They can first read up on haber and either continue scrolling or use the menu to jump to a section for each of the tenses: present perfect, pluperfect, future perfect, conditional perfect, present perfect subjunctive, pluperfect subjunctive, and perfect infinitive.
6th - 12th Languages 20 Views 11 Downloads
The Present Subjunctive: How?
Once your class has mastered the indicative, it's time to present the subjunctive mood. This resource focuses solely on how to conjugate in the present subjunctive, but does link to more information on how to to use it. Class members can try their hands at conjugation with the linked online exercise, called Practiquemos!
6th - 12th Languages 7 Views 3 Downloads
Verbs - Present, Past and Continuous Tense
Practice the use of present and past tense verbs in sentences. Learners identify the correct verb for use in each of the provided examples. They have to decide which word, such as read or reads, would correctly finish the sentence. It is a colorful and interesting resource.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 44 Downloads
New Review Australian Geography Unit
At the heart of this resource is a beautifully detailed PowerPoint presentation (provided in PDF form) on the overall physical geography of Australia, basic facts about the country, Aboriginal history, and Australia culture and lifestyle.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Informative Speech Assignment
Allow your pupils to take on the role of the instructor with an informative speech that covers a new topic related to your unit of study or new information on a subject your class has already studied. Pupils fill out the provided outline in order to plan and structure their speeches.
8th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Rubrics for Assessing Student Writing, Listening, and Speaking Middle School
This is a fantastic collection of a wide variety of rubrics for writing, listening, and speaking! The resource contains over 14 rubrics for assessing such items as a summary, autobiographical sketch and narrative, speech, oral report, short story, and much more.
6th - 9th Language Arts 189 Views 124 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Express Yourself Lesson Seed 14: Dedication
Connect Martin Luther King Jr's famous speech, "I Have a Dream," to The Cay by Theodore Taylor. Taylor refers to the speech in his dedication, which creates a natural segue into talking about the speech and how it relates to the novel.
6th Language Arts 12 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Have your high schoolers practice their public speaking skills by writing an either/or speech. Individually, they complete an outline on what they want to discuss and give their speech to the class. To end the lesson, they complete a rubric for each speaker and offer constructive criticism.
9th - 12th Language Arts 36 Views 78 Downloads
Tense New Words
Sixth graders evaluate parts of speech. In this verb tense lesson plan, 6th graders perform different action verbs for the class. In small groups, students write a story using different verb tenses and transfer their story to PowerPoint. Multiple activities are provided.
6th 21st Century Skills 19 Views 18 Downloads
Explore noun clauses with this presentation. Using a variety of examples, learners explore noun clauses, quoted speech, and reporting verbs. It is a comprehensive and well-thought out explanation of these concepts. The resource could be used as a whole group activity or as a review tool at a center.
6th - 12th Language Arts 18 Views 39 Downloads
Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have A Dream" Speech
Invite your class to investigate racism and civil rights by analyzing the great Dr. Martin Luther King's speech. Your learners will read the words from the "I Have a Dream" speech and analyze the political and racial overtones. They will define a jackdaw and create and present their own jackdaws in class.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 65 Views 255 Downloads
The Civil War: A Nation Divided
Discuss the differences between the North and the South and how those differences led to the Civil War. Middle schoolers examine and analyze a famous speech or writing by President Lincoln in order to better understand the speaker's argument and discuss the conflicting opinions of the President during the war.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 149 Views 650 Downloads
Examining the Form and Function of Campaign Speeches
An examination of stump speeches, one of the most important components of a presidential campaign, is made possible by accessing The New York Times Learning Network. After closely examining the form and function of stump speeches, students write a stump speech – either for the candidate of their choice or for themselves.
11th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 32 Downloads