Speak Up, Speak Out
Fourth graders examine, compare, and summarize the speeches of Sojourner Truth and Patrick Henry. They review the parts of a good speech and design and give their own speech that expresses an opinion and persuades the listener..
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Beginning Daily Activities Unit
Begin each day with a warm-up that has ELLs focusing their minds on a skill that will be taught that day. Focusing on verbs, each daily lesson reinforces study and self-management skills, helps learners become proficient in working with...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Listening and Speaking Strategies
Everyone needs help being a good listener! Play a round of "Have You Ever?" with your youngsters, letting them walk around the room and find others who have or haven't done things on your self-created sheet. This game can get really...
Pre-K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Making Mistakes While Speaking
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.
1 min 4th - 8th English Language Arts
Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Speech Structure
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.
3 mins 4th - 8th English Language Arts