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Enhancing Your Presentation Skills

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Watch Doug Jefferys present on presenting skills! From a conference-type venue, Jefferys speaks to an audience about the fear of public speaking and how to overcome it. He indirectly refers to Maslow's hierarchy of needs, making eye...
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Public Speaking Lesson: The Impact of Bullying

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's one thing to prevent yourself from becoming a bully, but how do you convince others to follow suit? Take the first step in creating a better world with a public speaking lesson that prompts learners to write and present persuasive...
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Public Speaking

For Teachers 4th - 12th
As a quick and easy way to review public speaking skills, this resource could be used in an upper elementary or higher-ed classroom. It offers simple strategies like maintaining eye contact with the audience for three seconds. A teacher...
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Quotation Response Speech: Public Speaking Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Improve high schoolers' public speaking with an engaging activity. Class members select three personally relevant quotes from a list. They then write a short speech for each quote, explaining how the quotes are personally relevant. The...
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Public Speaking and Persuasion - Improve Your School!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Present vital information and persuade your audience. The class views and discusses two video segments regarding a Chinese school government election. They prepare and deliver persuasive speeches that require them to describe how they...
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Either/Or Speech: Preparing Students for Public Speaking

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Do your middle or high schoolers struggle with speaking confidently for a long period of time? Use this public speaking lesson to show them how to organize ideas properly in order to convey a message when speaking in front of others. ...
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Glued to the Topic

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
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...
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Authors on the Web: Information and Presentation Skills

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Help class members to identify key elements of biographies by analyzing the story, Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say. They use graphic organizers to sort reliable information they find while researching their favorite author online....
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Critics Corner

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
What do you think? Second, third, and fourth graders use public speaking skills to share evaluations and critiques of literature. They evaluate books they are reading by creating charts to assess the book and its qualities. They...
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The Science of Stage Fright (And How to Overcome It)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why can speaking in public be so horrifying and have such strong effects on our bodies? Discover the science of stage fright! Your young learners will learn about the connection between stage fright and our natural fight or flight...
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Developing Presentation Skills by Using Authentic Literature

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Advanced level ESL students engage in an increasing verbal communication skills through children's literature. The focus of these activities is for children to develope presentation skills. Each activity would compliment any class room.
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The Stolen Smell

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read the story The Stolen Smell and participate in many language arts based activity connected to the story. They participate in discussions, vocabulary work, analyzing the story, public speaking, illustrating pictures,...
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Conversation Lesson: Internet Craze

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learning to support your opinions, debate, build arguments, and effectively respect another's point of view are vital skills. Learners work through a series of topics to practice discussion engagement and verbal communication.
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How to Speak with Confidence: Crash Course Business - Soft Skills #4

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Viewers improve public speaking skills with an installment from a business skills playlist. The video discusses public speaking skills as well as the S.U.C.C.E.S. framework for delivering information clearly and concisely. 
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Presentation Delivery Skills

For Teachers 6th - 12th
This is a very general description of steps to follow when helping learners to improve their digital presentation skills. It allows for 10 minutes to revise the presentation; a 40-minute practice period in small groups; and a 10-minute...
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Either/Or Speech

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Strategy Script #4

For Teachers Higher Ed
This instructional activity is designed for college students who are having anxiety regarding public speaking. In it, the speech givers go through a process of using imagery in order to reduce anxiety. The instructor guides the pupils in...
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Speak a Little Clearer!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
What are the characteristics of effective public speaking? Emerging orators choose a fairy tale to present orally to the class. After modeling yourself, divide the class into small groups, having them critique each others' oral...
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Oral Presentation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Practice public speaking in this oral presentation lesson. Middle schoolers list the characteristics of a powerful speaker. They watch a video of two speakers, compare them and discuss the qualities of a good speech. Afterwards, they...
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Activities for Oral Language Development

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Develop oral language and public speaking skills. Each child in the class introduces themselves, presents their information, and introduce themselves. 
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NteQ Lesson Plan for S.E. Hinton's The Outsiders

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Explore literature through the completion of reading comprehension worksheets in class. After reading the classic book, The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, middle schoolers review each chapter by completing study questions and story webs....
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Making Movie Predictions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Have your kids practice public speaking by giving an oral presentation. They present reflective essays to the class which they have written through the guidance of a previous lesson. This is the third lesson in a series of related...
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Philosophical Chairs Discussion

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Debate music censorship in this discussion lesson. Middle schoolers research and debate whether music with offensive lyrics should have warning labels. They get into groups of disagree, agree, or neutral to debate their opinions. In...
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Create A Living Museum

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Which famous people do you admire? Researchers explore the lives of famous people in state history by practice research skills, following step-by-step directions, writing a personal narrative, and participating in a role-play. They can...

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