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527 resources with the concept public speaking

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The Commission of Inquiry

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the role and functions of a commission of inquiry and participate in a democratic debate.
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Drug Testing In Schools - Take A Stand

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine facts about drug testing in schools.
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The Gun Debate

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners read a passage about the right to bear arms and complete a worksheet.
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Ratification Debate on the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the U.S. Constitution and are asked to give a speech about what they have found.
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Hello...I'd Like You to Meet....

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students interview a partner and introduce each other to the rest of the class.
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And Your Point Is . . .? Part I

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students, in groups, complete a WebQuest titled "Love Canal Debate". They follow the WebQuest to research and write papers on different points of view regarding the Love Canal environmental disaster.
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Think On Your Own Feet

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders have one minute to prepare a one-minute impromptu speech on a topic that is randomly selected. After a lecture/demo, 4th graders give their speeches, and also act as reviewers of their classmate's speeches.
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News Anchor

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view selected clips from news programs, analyzing the volume, stress and pacing of the deliverance. They prepare and deliver a one-minute presentation based on a current news story.
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Let's Debate - Demonstrating Effective Communication Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore and engage in the art of debate. When both sides have been presented each pair have a few minutes to prepare a rebuttal based upon what the opposing side has said. A rubric imbedded in this plan is used as an assessment...
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Apple Eaters

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students sample a variety of apples and graph group results for the class favorites. They orally explain the graph.
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Independent - To Be or Not Top Be - Day 1, Lesson A: View and Re-View

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Second graders explore the introduction, body, and conclusion of an oral presentation.
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Weave a Web of Words

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders write a first draft of an oral presentation about the American Revolution and take their work through the writing process.
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Independent - To Be or Not Top Be: Press Conference

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders deliver an oral presentation on the American war for independence to small groups. They use a rubric to give each other peer feedback on the strengths and weaknesses of their presentation.
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All's Well That Ends Well

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and discuss the parts of a speech and how to organize them. They read sample speeches, then write a short presentation to read to the class, identifying the beginning, middle, and ending of their speech.
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Take My Word For It

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research and organize information for an oral presentation on a significant leader in history. They write and prepare an oral presentation on their leader, using their What Makes a Good Speaker? rubric to help them with...
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Look Who's Talking To Me

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen to and evaluate other student speeches. They record their evaluation on a T-chart, and compare/contrast the effective and ineffective speaking behaviors.
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Holding the Debate on the Modern Issue of Equality

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars present opening statements, along with their sign and slogan reflecting their point of view on an issue. 3. They debate the issue of whether there should be a double/single standard to promote equality in the United States...
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CHANGING THE WEATHER

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders relate previous knowledge of cloud formation to the "seeding" of clouds and justify their stance on a position taken in a debate on weather control.
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Genetic Research: A Congressional Hearing

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students participate in a mock hearing of the U.S. Senate subcommittee on genetic research. They representing support groups for various genetic disorders present arguments for continued federal funding, while subcommittee members are...
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Cycling Through Controversy

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students research different perspectives and debate environmental issues. They consider different viewpoints when proposing solutions.
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Effective Speaking In A Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers confront stage fright and recognize their speaker strenghs and weaknesses. They develop ways to control and direct their fear of speaking.
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Public Speaking: What Can I Say?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners determine and narrow the topic of a speech to define its purpose; research and take notes to locate and organize information for a speech; write note cards or an outline for a speech and use these to deliver a speech.
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STS Biology - Teaching Controversial Topics

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Each of the three activities submitted presents difficult science topics in the context of the human experience. The activities focus on real-world problems, which have science components, from the students' perspectives.