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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 Jr.
7th - 9th Language Arts 181 Views 317 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Speech in the Virginia Convention
“. . .different men often see the same subject in different lights. . .” but the great orator Patrick Henry used all the skills at his command to craft a speech to convince listeners to see things as he did--that liberty was worth dying for.
11th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 41 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Critical thinkers consider how word choice in speeches impacts the meaning and effectiveness of the message being presented. They examine and respond to some of the speeches made at the 2004 Republican and Democratic National Conventions. (All materials are included here.
6th - 12th Language Arts 43 Views 309 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Parts of Speech Review
Practice all of the parts of speech with a pair of review exercises. The first exercise focuses on identification and asks pupils to note down the part of speech of all the underlined words. The second exercise is similar to a Mad Lib™ and includes many spaces to fill in.
6th - 10th Language Arts 131 Views 103 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Inspiration: Persuasive Speeches and Essays
Persuasive writing is going digital! Designed to guide learners through the writing process using Inspiration Software, this persuasive speech and writing lesson quells public speaking jitters by ensuring learners truly are prepared. Starting with a pre-made template, show pupils how they can include all necessary components simply by filling in the sections.
6th - 12th Language Arts 26 Views 57 Downloads 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 black armbands and protesting the Vietnam War.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Drafting Board
Here is a great online interactive activity that will not only spur discussion on free speech and student expression, but will also involve a great deal of practice in identifying claims and supporting them with evidence.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What do farmers do? Introduce young agriculturists to this booming industry in a fun way, incorporating multiple studies and learning styles. Scholars read (or listen to) a brief informational text about the role of American farmers, specifically in Oklahoma.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 19 Views 125 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 9 Views 31 Downloads
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 27 Views 71 Downloads
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 reading.
10th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 66 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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, and logos.
7th - 12th Language Arts 46 Views 95 Downloads 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, create posters illustrating the ideas behind famous words, and develop mock speeches.
6th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 115 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Inspiration: Persuasive Writing
Although designed to guide your class through Inspiration Software, this persuasive writing lesson has ideas and visuals that are useful independently. Approach persuasive speech and essay writing as a step-by-step process; interactive diagrams and flowcharts give learners the organization skills they need to present an argument.
6th - 12th Language Arts 29 Views 95 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Breaking Down Hate Speech
Defining and considering the affects of hate speech is the focus of a series of activities that encourage class members to develop approaches for dealing with hate speech both online and offline. Groups act as mediation committees and create guidelines for creating a safer school environment.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Get your class comfortable with making speeches! Focusing on 45-second speeches, learners choose from a list of either/or topics and present two short speeches. Scholars brainstorm on notebook paper then create note cards to take with them.
9th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 45 Downloads
Quotation Response Speech: Public Speaking Skills
In order to polish their public speaking, class members select three personally relevant quotes from a list. They then write a 1-1.5 minute speech for each quote that explains its relevance to them. The teacher selects the speech that each person presents and provides note cards on which to record key ideas for help at the podium.
9th - 12th Language Arts 35 Views 150 Downloads
Quotation Response Speech
Sharpen your class's public speaking skills by explaining connections between a famous quotation and their own lives. High schoolers lengthen their speaking time, organize ideas in outline form, and complete rubrics for peer feedback and evaluation.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 57 Downloads
What Do You Think of Obama's Oval Office Speech on the Oil Spill?
Kids age 13 and older are asked to read the provided Times article and background information in order to construct a thoughtful blog response to Obama's first Oval Office speech. They work to address each of the related critical thinking questions as they respond to Obama's reactions to the Gulf oil spill.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Parts of Speech
Nouns, verbs, pronouns...they're all covered here! This presentation gives a detailed look at each part of speech, but know that you cannott skip slides or start at any slide except for the first. Create a guide to keep your class focused and on track with the somewhat lengthy slide show.
6th - 8th Language Arts 67 Views 148 Downloads