Speaking, Speech & Debate

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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 …

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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.  …

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Apr'13

Hands On – Creative Project – Media Photos

Viewing and Writing about Photos from Around the World   Preliminary Activity:  Direct students to a website similar to 24 …

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Apr'13

Preparing to Present a Poem

Poetry – Prep to Recite Spend some time reading poetry and deciding which poem you like well enough to share …

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25

Mar'13

Student Feedback to Peer Speeches

Student Feedback to Speeches Planning Speech Presentation for Efficient Student Feedback (See variety of feedback forms below) To help student …

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Mar'13

Inherit the Wind – Unit of Study

Literature Study: Inherit the Wind Propaganda, Persuasion and Play-writing Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Lee Adapted from …

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Jan'13

Shakespeare – Choral Reading and Mask Making

Shakespeare Out Loud and In Color! Looking for ideas to enhance your teaching Shakespeare plays like Romeo and Juliet in ways …

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03

Oct'12

Argumentation versus Persuasion

Check out this discussion thread on English Companion Ning which includes Carol S’s distinction, as well as a list of …

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18

Sep'12

Critiquing or Grading Writing

It is helpful to understand the difference between critiquing student writing and grading student writing.  This link, Critiquing or Grading can …

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15

Jun'12

Range of Resources – Common Core Aids

Common Core Teacher Resources Click on any of the lines to be taken to explanations, assignments, and other examples of …

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