We found 52 resources with the concept giving speeches
Benjamin Franklin: Master Diplomat for One Last TimeLesson Planet
9th - 12th
At 81, Benjamin Franklin was the oldest delegate to the 1787 Constitutional Convention, where he exercised significant influence in shaping key elements of how the United States operates. The class examines his role, using “The Scene at...
Author’s Purpose in Reagan’s “Tear Down This Wall” SpeechLesson Planet
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
President Ronald Reagan's "Tear Down This Wall" speech, delivered on June 12, 1987 before the Berlin Wall, provides class members with an opportunity to examine three key aspects of informational text: author bias, the use of facts and...
Analyzing Famous Speeches as ArgumentsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
A speaker, a message, an audience. After analyzing these elements in Queen Elizabeth's speech to the troops at Tilbury, groups analyze how other speakers use an awareness of events, and their audience to craft their arguments....
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream"Lesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s speech "I Have A Dream" is hailed as one of the most eloquent and moving speeches of the 20th century. But what makes his words hit his listeners' ears in just the right ways? Young orators study Dr. King's...
Sample Differentiated Language ArtsLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Meet the needs of all learners with this differentiated lesson. First, activate prior knowledge with a mini-lesson and examine one of the popular speeches, "I Have A Dream" by Martin Luther King Jr., or "New Frontier" by John. F....
John F. Kennedy: Remarks in the Rudolph Wilde Platz, BerlinLesson Planet
9th - 12th
“Ich bin ein Berliner.” Here’s the full text of John F. Kennedy’s famous address delivered to the people of Berlin on June 26, 1963. The resource could be used as part of a study of Kennedy’s presidency, of rhetorical devices, or as...
Irregular Words Fluency, Speed BattleLesson Planet
K - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Let's play a game! Explore language arts by participating in a flash card reading game. Kids utilize flash cards that have a number of irregular words written on them. They collaborate in pairs and compete as they attempt to pronounce...
Mastery Activity: Presidential AddressLesson Planet
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Learners transport themselves to 1945 and assume the role of the president. How would you end the war with Japan? Would you choose to use the atomic bomb? First, each individual writes a speech they would give to garner the support of...
Jimmy Carter's "Crisis of Confidence" SpeechLesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who was Jimmy Carter, and what is he well-known for? Explore the presidency of Jimmy Carter with this lesson. High schoolers analyze primary sources (included) and compare the energy crisis of the 1970s to today's energy issue.
English - "What can I say?" - Sharing IdeasLesson Planet
4th - 6th
Prepare pupils to experience an authentic presentation. They will prepare themselves for giving speeches before their classmates. Then they discuss the introduction, body, and conclusion of a speech and then practice the concepts in...