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101 resources with the keyterm public speaking

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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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5 Things Every Presenter Needs To Know

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prepare your pupils for making excellent presentations. Class members discuss elements of a successful presentation, work in groups to come up with their own scripts for the featured video, compare their work to the original voice-over,...
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Tellagami

For Students 2nd - 12th Standards
Bring the world of video messaging into your classroom with this creative communication application. Offering the ability to create animations with customized characters, backgrounds, and recorded messages, this resource is guaranteed to...
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Lesson: The Significance of Symbols in Japan

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A fabulous Samurai suit of armor is the inspiratoin for a creative reseach project and presentation. Kids research the symbols found on the Samurai armor, describing the symbols meaning or significance in Japanses culture. 
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Advertising Books

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
What's your favorite book? Learners select books they want to recommend to their friends and fill out book recommendation cards. Unfortunately, the link to the cards is not functioning, but you could create one of these yourself. The...
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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 Daily Scoop

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils report classroom news. First, they write complete sentences using adjectives and adverbs to describe events. Next, they take turns presenting interesting news to the class using appropriate volume and clarity. As an extension,...
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Group Product-Pitch Presentation

For Teachers K - 12th
Are you just about to teach persuasion in your class? If so, you should consider this short unit. In small groups, learners create a product, develop a magazine ad for the product, and pitch this product to the class using a visual...
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Writing and Presenting a Fable Using Research

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Elementary and middle schoolers research animal facts and use them in a fable. First, they pair-share to find animal traits to use in writing a fable. They then complete a prewriting worksheet. After going through the writing process,...
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Once Upon a Time...

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Third through sixth graders complete a unit on the art of storytelling, folktales, and fairy tales. They explore various websites, create a story, and demonstrate storytelling techniques. Additionally, they listen to classmates retell...
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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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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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Language: Has the Cat Got Your Tongue?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Use funny tongue twisters to entice your young learners! They'll love this game where they   face off against members of the other team and recite tongue twisters. Who will win this enunciation and pronunciation competition! 
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Speech Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Impromptu Speech

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Focus on presentation techniques with this lesson, which prompts middle schoolers give an impromptu speech. They practice public speaking by giving a short unprepared speech. Some preparations are made to include an introduction, body,...
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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Opening Your Speech

For Teachers 4th - 8th
According to this speaker, you have ten seconds to grab your audience's attention. Quotes, startling statistics, and audience participation all work great.
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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Eye Contact While Speaking

For Teachers 4th - 8th
You want to make eye contact when speaking; not scanning so much, but randomly looking at various people. Your audience will feel a connection when eye contact is made. A British speaker demonstrates as he speaks to the camera.
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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Stop Saying ums and ahs

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Reduce the frequency of your filler words with this tip. Watch a British speech presenter model and explain.
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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Speech Structure

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Using a number sequence, a British speaker demonstrates that it is easier to follow a sequence when it is in order. A helpful hint is to write your speaking points on cards and mix them up to see what order works best.
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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Using Humor in a Speech

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Humor is relaxing and memorable. Here is a great tip on how to incorporate humor in your speeches.
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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Closing Your Speech

For Teachers 4th - 8th
When your audience leaves, you want to leave them with a strong impression. You can end with a summary or a call to action with practical steps. This is basically what our British speaker tells us, along with a few examples, in this...
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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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Tips for Public Speaking

For Teachers 5th - 12th
This video gives quick tips to know when presenting. It is a little outdated, but the tips are short and to the point.
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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Making Mistakes While Speaking

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Our public speaking coach encourages us that it's okay to make mistakes; don't let that stop you! Go out on your way to public speaking knowing that it may not be perfect, but you are learning and you can still be effective.