This assignment was used as a final exam component in and English 10 class. The students had just finished reading Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird.
This speech could work in social studies curriculum as well.
Included in the .zip file is:
1. a handout outlining the speech,
2. an activity using ThisIBelieve.org to help students develop their ideas and examine examples of speeches much like the one they will write,
3. a pre-writing graphic organizer,
4. a list of topics (anticipation guide format)