Speaking, Speech & Debate

07

Mar'14

Spring into Speeches and Meet CCSS in Content Areas

Speeches meet CCSS By Spring of the school year, your students likely are comfortable enough with you and their classmates …

Read More

21

Oct'13

Using Internet for Research

Researching Internet An internet info lesson that proved to be an eye-opening experience for my students was one on internet …

Read More

14

Oct'13

TED Talks for Speech Classes

TED Talks for Speech Classes Check out this thread of conversations on the English Companion Ning about video to incorporate into instruction …

Read More

30

Sep'13

Peer Feedback – Problem/Solution

Peer Feedback – Problem/Solution Students can be  better prepared to present for class or submit for grading speeches and essays …

Read More

29

Sep'13

Code Switching and Blending

Which English? Switch or Blend? Students sometimes ask why English Language Arts teachers spend so much time on grammar.  Here …

Read More

22

Sep'13

COLORS, ARRANGEMENT AND STORIES

Critical Thinking in Colors and Shapes Colors and arrangements can be used evoke different moods, different personalities, and different feelings. …

Read More

11

Sep'13

Prep for Argumentative Speech or Essay

Argumentative Speech or Essay: Prep is Key Students sometimes misunderstand the subtleties of persuasive and argumentative speaking and writing. Showing …

Read More

15

Jul'13

Arguments Based on Dystopian Literature

The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London, first published in 1908.Generally considered to be the …

Read More

06

Jun'13

Ted Talks for Middle School Speech

Amy Cody suggests these TED Talks for use in Middle School and says, “I used these for a speech unit …

Read More

25

Apr'13

Why Teach Media Reading?

We sometimes wonder if taking the time to teach students to read the media is worth valuable classroom instructional time.  …

Read More
top

Teaching English Language Arts