Speaking, Speech & Debate

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Nov'11

Student Congress Bill Instructions

Learning to listen critically and to respond responsibly to controversial issues are skills especially useful in a democratic socieity.  Student Congress …

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Oct'11

Speech of Personal Experience

Public Speaking – Personal Experience Learning to speak with competence and confidence not only meets COMMON CORE ELA standards, but …

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Oct'11

Abstract Term Speech – Self-Check Pre-Evaluation

Public Speaking – Self-Check An important skill to learn is the ability to know when you’re meeting requirements of an …

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Oct'11

Abstract Term Speech Assignment

Critical Thinking and Speaking We always are looking for lessons to teach and assess skills in ways that students can …

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Oct'11

POETRY-African American History Month Project

Celebrate Cultures February is a great time to incorporate an oral language component into your lessons and invite students to …

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Oct'11

Literary Weaving Strip – Art to Explore and Explain

Critical Thinking using Art Here’s a multi-purpose activity for students grades 7-12 that can be used to assess student understanding  …

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Oct'11

Book Report Options

Book Report – Compare/Contrast It is helpful to offer students options for responding to self-selected books.  I usually choose options that …

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Oct'11

Book Report: Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner?

Book Report: Character Insight This book report assignment, Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? is a novel way to invite students …

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Oct'11

General Grading Guidelines

General Grading Guidelines Reduce the challenges to grades by establishing and sharing with students the general criteria you’ll be using …

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