Phase 1: Explore
Activity: Watching a Speech
In this exploration activity, students will observe and evaluate a video of a proper speech.
Phase 2: Learn & Practice
Unit: Making a Speech
In this unit, students will select a speech topic, prepare a speech, and practice delivering a speech using presentation software.
- Getting Started with Public Speaking
- Preparing Your Speech
- Giving Your Speech
- Practicing Your Speech
- Using Presentation Software
Phase 3: Reflect
Activity: Reflection on Making a Speech
In this exercise, students will reflect on their personal experiences with preparing for and making a speech to their peers.
Phase 4: Reinforce
Activity: Find a Good Speech
The purpose of this exercise is for students to identify what a good speech looks and feels like. They will answer questions about a speech that inspires them to make a personal change, discover more about a new topic, or persuades them to try something new.
Activity: Current Event
Students will review articles for information related to a topic in the module. Once an article is found, students complete a Current Event form.