Speaking, Speech & Debate

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Feb'12

Multi-Genre Projects

Research and Cross Curricular Connections This post page will be devoted to sharing links to multi-genre projects I’ve designed and …

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31

Jan'12

Contemporary Controversy – From Pro/Con

Controversial Current Events Are you asking your students to write argumentative or persuasive essays and speeches? COMMON CORE ELA STANDARDS …

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15

Dec'11

Media Arts and Visual Literacy

Media literacy, the ability to understand and use a range of print and digital media in one of  the several …

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04

Dec'11

Values, Beliefs and Attitudes

It’s important to know the values, beliefs, and attitudes that motivate behavior in order to write an effective persuasive speech …

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02

Dec'11

Resources from Other Educators

 Help with Common Core  Scroll down.  Adapt, Adopt and Enjoy!     From Nancy Patterson, associate professor, College of Education, …

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27

Nov'11

Advertisement Analysis Assignment

Persuasion – Advertisements One way to introduce students to the power of persuasion and to show them evidence of logical …

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27

Nov'11

To Convince or Persuade to Solve a Problem

Understanding how to write and speak convincingly is a skill required for success in all walks of life and those …

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09

Nov'11

PREZI on POETRY

Lisa Westbrook has used an on-line program, PREZI to design an engaging lesson to introduce students to poetry analysis.  See ways you can …

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08

Nov'11

Monkey Bridge – in class writing

Autobiographical Fiction Monkey Bridge by Lan Cao is an autobiographical novel that I enjoyed teaching to high school seniors because …

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08

Nov'11

Outline for Student Congress – Parliamentary Debate

Many countries around the world conduct civil discussions in their legistlative bodies using Parliamentary Procedure.  This also is true about …

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Teaching English Language Arts