If you are searching for a powerful lesson plan to help students appreciate the importance of their education, learn how to interpret a great speech, or commemorate Malala Day (November 10), look no further!
In this lesson, students will reflect on the importance and meaning of education; identify the main idea and key supporting points from a formal speech; describe how sections of the text/speech relate to the whole; use rhetorical strategies to strengthen the text/speech; and apply issues raised in the text/speech to their lives.
This lesson addresses Common Core Standards and National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) Standards. It includes accommodations for English language learners, exceptional education students, and gifted students. This file also includes the rubrics to go with the lesson's assignments and projects.