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Standards:

Speaking and Listening Standards, Grades 9 – 10

2: Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats
(e.g, visually, quantitatively orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each
source.
3: Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric,
identifying any fallacious reasoning or exaggerated or distorted evidence.
4: Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and
logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization,
development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.
5: Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and
interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understandings of findings,
reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.
6. Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of
formal English when indicated or appropriate.

Essential Questions:

      Why might being able to speak publicly a necessary skill?
      What are the qualities of effective public speaking?


Pre-Assessment:
    Journal: Why do you think a public speaking unit is mandatory in Homer?
       What are the qualities of a “good” public speaker?
    Public Speaking Baseball (impromptu speaking)

Formative Assessment:
    List of “good” vs. “bad” public speaking skills
    Public Speaking Baseball, ongoing

Summative Assessment:
    PSB assessment:
         o Participation/effort
         o Ability
         o Improvement
    Two or more in-class speeches
         o Use rubric


Learning Experiences/Assignments:
      Teacher modeling
      “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” by Jonathan Edwards
           o Use of imagery = good
           o Monotone = bad
      Public Speaking Baseball
      Two or more in-class speeches


Speech Requirements:
   1. Demonstration: PBJ idea (How-to)
          o Make food, play sports, hobbies, technology
          o Must have at least one visual/prop (must follow school rules!)
          o 3 – 5 minutes
   2. Persuasion (Opinion)
        Require Works Cited (practice for research paper in Q3)
        3 – 5 minutes


Materials and Resources Needed:
       Colored markers
       Paper
       Index cards
       “Sinners” recording
       Library/Computer lab

				
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