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61 resources with the concept giving speeches

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"I Don't Pay Attention to Advertisements? (At least I don't think so?)"

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study eight persuasive techniques that occur in a variety of media types. They write a persuasive essay and present it to the class. They create a "new product" for which they produce an advertisement using persuasive...
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An Anecdote is Worth a Thousand Pictures

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students identify anecdotes in speeches and the purposes that politicians use the anecdotes for. They create personal anecdotes for the class to hear, and students decide if the anecdote is real or fabricated.
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What Makes A Good Speaker?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students write a response to a diagnostic assessment determining what they need to work on to become good public speakers. They listen to the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speech, I Have A Dream, and identify what makes a good speaker.
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Actions Speak Louder than Words

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine and discuss how volume, stress, pacing, and pronunciation help deliver an effective oral presentation. They listen to a speech by Nolan Ryan, identifying why he is a good speaker, then practice reading their own short...
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Health Guest Speaker

For Students 6th - 7th
In this guest speaker worksheet, students develop three quality questions for the guest speaker. Students may use one closed-ended question and two open-ended questions.
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What Do I Hear?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students review the components of a good speech. They review the rubric agreed on by the class. Each student will present a five minute speech that has been prepared in a previous class. Students score their peers based on the rubric.
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Final Oral Report

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students practice their oral communication skills. Using a book they have read, they give a short speech to their class, making sure to note the characters and conflict within the story. They review their taped speech and their...
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Amazing Speeches

For Teachers 5th
Students study the speeches of Frederick Douglas, Abraham Lincoln, and Chief Joseph. Students write a story set during the Nineteenth Century Era. Students present their story to the class. Handouts and worksheets are included in the...
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You're Hired!

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students participate in a simulation of being a speech writer for the President. They listen to and analyze speeches and present one of their own.
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Attracting an Audience With Purpose

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the attributes of a good speech and a bad speech, and listen to Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech, I Have A Dream. They rewrite a speech, directing it to a different audience than it was intended for.
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Slang Ain't the Thang!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how a speaker uses words and images to express a message. They read a speech written by Sojourner Truth and discuss the purpose and audience, and identify the speaker's tools used in a speech by George W. Bush.
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All's Well That Ends Well

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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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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.