- This resource is a place for students to start sifting through influential people. The entire goal of this speech/paper is that students research someone they are influenced by. If students claim to not have a person or don't know where to start, this resource leads students to a plethora of influen
- This is a rubric that assesses students on the content of their speech as well as on their presentation quality. Many speech standards have been added to the common core, so this speech/essay requires students to 1) have choice 2) conduct research and 3) practice presenting and speaking in front of
- Bundle Description
This unit enables students to choose someone in the world that inspires them. They conduct research to learn more about this person and create a speech that they will present in front of their peers. This package includes an example hook and introduction paragraph, inspirational people and links to locate information on these people, a peer edit activity, and a rubric for the paper/presentation. This is a fun way to end the school year or do during certain months that celebrate certain people.