Introduce students to speech making by viewing speeches online and focusing on rhetorical devices and presentation techniques. Then have students model their own speeches after the speeches they have just analyzed.
Speech Analysis (list provided) – Use the list of speeches and questions provided to analyze successful speakers.
Speech Topics – Students can choose serious (How to Pay for College) or humorous (Why I Hate Catsup) topics to present a three minute speech to the class.
Speech Outline- (included) Students use the outline to stay focused, and teachers use it as a formative assessment for student progress.
Speech Rubric - (included) – Students complete the rubric prior to presenting their speech making grading the presentation and providing instant feedback quick and easy for the teacher.