We found 87 resources with the concept persuasive speeches
Reading Informational Text: 8th Grade ELA Common Core
8th CCSS: Adaptable
Develop informational reading skills that your students can bring to every academic textbook, newspaper article, or political speech they encounter. With lesson plans, projects, and reading passages, a collection featuring resources that address every Common Core standard for eighth grade informational reading supports any reading curriculum. The 8th grade standards are addressed in the notes of each listed resource.
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What rights are guaranteed to students? Do they align with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was approved by the United Nations in 1948? Middle and high schoolers present persuasive arguments about the rights they believe...
Author’s Purpose in Reagan’s “Tear Down This Wall” Speech
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...
Writing an Argument: Persuasive Speeches to Students
8th CCSS: Designed
Powerful orators make their messages compelling with a combination of factors. Learn how to be an inspirational speaker with a reading assessment activity that presents a list of persuasive speaking techniques, as well as two speeches...
“Shut the Door”: A Senator Speaks for Immigration Restriction
9th - 10th
Senator Ellison DuRant Smith's speech, delivered to Congress on April 9, 1924, urging a total restriction of immigration, is the text used in this reading comprehension exercise. Readers cite evidence directly from the speech to respond...
Excerpt from Duty, Honor, Courage Address at West Point
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What do citizens owe their country? How does society prevail in the face of challenges? General Douglas MacArthur offers his answer to these questions in his May 12, 1962 address to the cadets at West Point: "Duty, Honor, Courage."
Persuasive Writing Graphic Organizer
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Take your pick of 16 graphic organizers, all designed for persuasive writing. Some provide space to prepare an entire essay or speech, while others provide space for brainstorming and organizing ideas before settling on concrete ideas...
Persuasive Speech Graphic Organizer
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Support your learners during the speech-writing process with a five-page graphic organizer. Pupils have plenty of space to write in their evidence and arguments on this resource. The organizer provides some prompts for each section to...
Find the Meaning: JFK's Inaugural Speech
9th - 11th CCSS: Designed
Analyze a seminal speech from the 20th century with an activity focused on President John F. Kennedy's inaugural address. After reading an excerpt from the address, pupils use a worksheet to practice their reading comprehension skills...