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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TOPPS—Presidential Inaugural Speeches
Analyze the inaugural speeches of selected presidents in this primary source analysis instructional activity. Middle schoolers collaborate to analyze an excerpt from Lyndon B. Johnson's inaugural speech and evaluate the speaker's argument, determining whether he met the goals he laid out.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 63 Downloads
Presenting the Eight Parts of Speech
Review the use of the eight parts of speech by watching a presentation at a website. Sixth graders work in small groups to design a PowerPoint presentation that uses pictures and sound to teach the parts of speech. They write a quiz slide to be include in the presentation.
6th Language Arts 16 Views 138 Downloads
Gandhi Speech Writing
Explore non-violent protest in this social values and world history lesson. After viewing the movie Gandhi, and discussing important events in Gandhi's life, young orators write a speech defending Gandhi's position on the value of passive resistance.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 60 Downloads
Practice writing a speech by analyzing examples. Middle schoolers research the six steps needed to write an extemporaneous speech by reading a portion of Oral Presentations Made Easy. They write and deliver a speech in front of their class, which is later critiqued by their peers.
8th - 11th Language Arts 5 Views 87 Downloads
Picturing Parts of Speech
Picture this! A fun and engaging plan that supports learning parts of speech in the context of the real world. Learners photograph items that illustrate the different parts of speech using digital cameras, and then they insert the pictures into a slide show.
4th - 7th Technology & Engineering 35 Views 503 Downloads
Looking for a thorough description of how to effectively write a speech? This presentation includes all sorts of good tips on how to construct and deliver a speech. Each student writes and delivers a speech about a state park of their choice.
6th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 42 Downloads
TIME For Kids: Persuasive Speeches
Does the school day start too early? Useful as a reading comprehension lesson or as a model for persuasive writing, this activity is sure to get your middle schoolers' attention. The first page includes the text from a student speech about changing the school schedule.
7th - 9th Language Arts 53 Views 673 Downloads
Spontaneous Speeches: Is Scripted Better?
Learners give speeches to their class. In this scripted speech lesson, students give a scripted speech to their classmates. learners record evaluations using the NoteFolio technology. They review their recorded speech.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 16 Downloads
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 60 Views 50 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Individual Rights vs. The Greater Good Within the Scope of War
When, if ever, is the government justified in restricting individual rights? When, if ever, should the "greater good" trump individual rights? To prepare to discuss this hot-button topic, class members examine primary source documents, including Abraham Lincoln's Proclamation suspending the Writ of Habeas Corpus, Supreme Court decisions, and Executive Order 9066.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 107 Views 85 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Courage “In the Time of the Butterflies”: A Common Core Exemplar
The courage of Las Mariposas, the Mirabal sisters, is the focus of a series of activities designed to accompany a reading of In the Time of the Butterflies that ask readers to consider what it means to be courageous. Beautifully crafted and richly detailed, the packet also includes links to the text of The Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women and Minou Tavarez Mirabal’s speech.
9th - 12th Language Arts 48 Views 41 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 161 Views 129 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Understanding Shakespeare: "When Icicles Hang By the Wall"
“When icicles hang on the wall” speech from Love’ Labor Lost provides class members with an opportunity to analyze figurative language. Groups identify the sensory appeals in the speech, both positive and negative, and then infer the speaker’s attitude toward winter.
7th - 12th Language Arts 79 Views 169 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Martin Luther King, Jr. and Nonviolent Resistance
Was nonviolent resistance the best means of securing civil rights for black Americans in the 1960s? In this highly engaging and informative lesson, your young historians will closely analyze several key documents from the civil rights movement, including criticisms of Martin Luther King, Jr.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 56 Views 46 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Dollars and Votes: 2012 Election
What comes to mind when learners think about campaign financing? They watch a video (linked) about the fundraising climate during the 2012 presidential election and discuss Super PACs and Supreme Court legislation as a group. Scholars focus on rhetorical device by listening to famous speeches and completing a graphic organizer on persuasive techniques.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 162 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review My Ántonia: Biography
Begin your unit on Willa Cather's My Ántonia with a stellar combination of interviews, essays, and discussion activities designed to develop context around the novel. After listening to the first track of the (attached) audio guide, readers present the three most important points that they have noted from the interviews.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Glued to the Topic
What's the best vacation you've ever been on? What was your craziest dream? This plan details a wonderful activity that encourages youngsters to partake in public speaking and/or4 giving a speech. An effective blackline master is available in the plan, and it helps each speaker design what they want to say, tailor it to their audience, and stay on topic.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 23 Views 96 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 17 Downloads