Public Speaking

08

Apr'17

POETRY Notebook – Product and Performance

Poetry Notebook   Looking for a way to engage students to create a POETRY-Notebook that showcases their learning about poetry and other …

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10

Jan'17

Oral Book Report Prep

Practice together, then assign students oral reports on independent reading books. Adapt the handout for a whole class or small …

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09

Mar'16

Celebrating Collaboration with Art, Music, Dance and Dramatic Readings from On Zion’s Hill

Celebrating ON ZION’S HILL: A Novel (2015)   To celebrate Black History Month, The Bishop’s School hosted a collaborative event with …

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08

Jan'16

Values Influence Reading, Writing and Viewing

  One way you can have your students step back a moment before they begin looking at articles, viewing video …

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01

Jan'16

Career Planning

Quit Now or Stay in School? Spring term is good time to offer students the opportunity to consider why continuing their …

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20

Aug'15

Prepare in the Fall for Spring Assessments

Practice Debates ⇒Argumentative Essays Meeting Common Core State Standards is not the only reason to have students learn to think …

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30

Jul'15

Argumentative vs Persuasive Speaking and Writing

Arguing or Persuading??? Check out this discussion thread on English Companion Ning which includes Carol S’s distinction, as well as …

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24

Jun'15

Organizing a Week of Speeches

Speaking and Listening in CCSS Consider the two sides of communication: the SPEAKER and the LISTENER as you continue to …

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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 …

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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 …

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