A presentation for any speech class!
Introduces basic tenants of public speaking(oration) and uses the commemorative/tribute speech as a starting point. Includes four speech examples:
-Lou Gehrig's "Farewell to Baseball"
-former President Ronald Reagan's "Tear Down this Wall!"
-Sojourner Truth's "Aint I a Woman?" read by Cecily Tyson
-former President Barrack Obama's "Farewell Address"
Each slide has details of the speech, a section from it, and a link to a video for students to watch.
Common Core aligned to grades 9 & 10, and an included objective.
Enjoy teaching students the benefit of public speaking, how to analyze speeches, and how to use what great orators use, now and then!