TIME For Kids: Persuasive Speeches

Does the school day start too early? Useful as a reading comprehension lesson or as a model for persuasive writing, this activity is sure to get your middle schoolers' attention. The first page includes the text from a student speech about changing the school schedule. The second page provides several comprehension questions about the speech. A writing activity that encourages pupils to respond to the speaker's argument can extend the lesson.

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