Speech and Presentations Teacher Resources
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TOPPS—Presidential Inaugural Speeches
Analyze the inaugural speeches of selected presidents in this primary source analysis lesson. Middle schoolers collaborate to analyze an excerpt from Lyndon B. Johnson's inaugural speech and evaluate the speaker's argument, determining...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
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...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Basic English Grammar: Using the Simple Present
Discuss the use of the present tense in a lower grade or ELD classroom. This resource focuses on the use of the present tense in simple sentences. With the simplicity of the examples, it could be used with young children or beginning ELLs.
2nd - 12th English Language Arts
Marshall Plan: Convince the American People
This is an excellent resource for US history classes, especially AP history. After learning some background on the Marshall Plan, the class, divided into two groups, researches opposing positions on this aid program. Groups read and...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Classical Appeals and War Speeches
Advance the comprehension of the classical appeals of rhetoric through the speeches of Winston Churchill and FDR. Learners read, annotate, analyze the speeches by the men, and use a graphic organizer to track the use of ethos, pathos,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Remembrance of Things Past
Engage critical and social thinking by exploring the value of language and word choice. The class considers the article "The Silence of the Historic Present" and analyzes several presidential speeches. They engage in class discussion,...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Primary Source Worksheet: Lyndon B. Johnson, Excerpt from “The Great Society”
Young historians examine Lyndon Johnson's vision for a rich, powerful, and upward society as detailed in this excerpt from his famous "Great Society" speech presented at the University of Michigan in 1964.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
Exploring the Hypocrisy of American Slavery with Frederick Douglass’ “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?”
Young historians analyze the words of Frederick Douglass as he considered the contradictions of the United States as a slave-owning nation that celebrated equality and freedom on the Fourth of July.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable