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Mastery Activity: Presidential Address

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Learners transport themselves to 1945 and assume the role of the president. How would you end the war with Japan? Would you choose to use the atomic bomb? First, each individual writes a speech they would give to garner the support of...
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Noun Clauses

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore noun clauses with this presentation. Using a variety of examples, learners explore noun clauses, quoted speech, and reporting verbs. It is a comprehensive and well-thought out explanation of these concepts. The resource could be...
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Jimmy Carter's "Crisis of Confidence" Speech

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Who was Jimmy Carter, and what is he well-known for? Explore the presidency of Jimmy Carter with this lesson. High schoolers analyze primary sources (included) and compare the energy crisis of the 1970s to today's energy issue.
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Speech Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Looking for a thorough description of how to effectively write a speech? This presentation includes all sorts of good tips on how to construct and deliver a speech. Each student writes and delivers a speech about a state park of their...
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Differentiated Language Arts

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Pupils read speeches and identify the main idea as well as the literary techniques employed, paying careful attention to the persuasion and repetition elements that each speech possesses. Using a graphic organizer, they analyze,...
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Presidential Speeches

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Listen to and analyze a presidential speech in order to explain the principles held by the president and the historical context in which the speech was made. Then hold a campaign and election simulation involving featured presidents.
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Analyzing Persuasion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A reading of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech launches a study of rhetorical devices such as hyperbole, allusion, metaphor, simile, personification, connotative language and parallel structure. Class members then...
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Activities for Oral Language Development

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Develop oral language and public speaking skills. Each child in the class introduces themselves, presents their information, and introduce themselves. 
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English - "What can I say?" - Sharing Ideas

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Prepare pupils to experience an authentic presentation. They will prepare themselves for giving speeches before their classmates. Then they discuss the introduction, body, and conclusion of a speech and then practice the concepts in...
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I Have a Dream Podcasts

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students write dream speeches and record them as Mp3's. In this speech instructional activity, students watch Martin Luther King, Jr.'s, "I Have Dream Speech." They use the writing process to develop a dream speech which they rehearse....
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Organizing Effective Speeches

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders deliver an informational speech. In this public speaking lesson, 7th graders prepare, write, and deliver an effective speech using visual aids. Lesson includes ready-to-print attachments. Differentiated support and...
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Portfolio Cover Sheet

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students put together a portfolio about the problems that led up to the Civil War. In this Civil War lesson plan, students study and research slavery, battles, speeches, presidencies, and more and put it all into a portfolio.
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What is a Democracy?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students identify what makes a country democratic and compare United States and Indian political party symbols. They create their own political party and party symbol. They create a campaign speech, participate in the voting process...
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Social and Cultural Issues in the Civil Rights Movement

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students watch videos, listen to speeches and analyze the information that is presented about the civil rights movement. They examine visual art of the period.
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Reflective Questions: Speeches

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students analyze speeches of their choosing and respond to 6 analysis questions about the speeches.
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Bag Buildings

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create building from paper bags. In this building lesson, students draw buildings on different size paper bags. They wear these bags on their heads or hands and tell the story of the building.
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Impromptu and Extemporaneous Speeches

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students brainstorm and agree on a topic that is interesting to both the speaker and the audience and research it with both tradition and non-traditional sources. They write and outline the body of the speech and translate the speech...
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American History: Finding A Voice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are able to analyze speeches and articles by outlining their content. They are able to create a list of dominant themes used in speech and article writing through class discussion and participation.
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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
Learners 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
For 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.