Mayor for a Minute incorporates public with persuasive speaking skills in a game created to enhance their argument generation. Students will each have a set amount of time to create a one-minute mayoral speech to present to the class, on something they are passionate about. The students will focus o
This activity helps develop extemporaneous speaking skills by exposing students to the proceedings of a trial and its proceedings. Students get roles for a narrative and play out their own trial. The two sides have time to prepare statements and testimonies, then the jury will decide the verdict.
Ruler of the Universe is an activity that allows students to utilize and apply their argument generation, argument interaction, and persuasive speaking skills. Student will have the opportunity to rule the universe for one minute. During their reign, students have five minutes to think critically ab
Two Sides is an activity designed to hone students' persuasive speaking skills. Students will defend either the affirmative or negative sides of a topic and have to give their most compelling argument(s)!
One of my most useful resources yet, this presentation and the corresponding worksheets help students form the public speaking skills they so desperately need. The reality is, while many fear or struggle with speaking publicly, it is an essential skill. INCLUDES: *Public Speaking Skills slides*TED