1. WRITING: Date and Title (after you read the prompt)
How would you write your argument differently if you were asked to give it as a speech?
What kinds of things do speakers have to consider that you didn't have to consider in a written essay?
What kind of public speaker are you? Are you confident? nervous? excited?
Do you speak slowly? too softly? too fast?
Do you look your audience in the eye?
Is there someone who you think is a skilled public speaker?
Share anything you think about giving public speeches.
* Schedule your Book Talk- you have a 2 week window.
WoGet a computer to start vocab research.
2.in your WORDS section: Get the template if you need it!
Bonus Word: partisan
3.(30-35 min) Grab a Collections Text. Let's begin by reading a speech. You read as I play the audio.
A speech by JFK- his remarks at the Dedication of the Aerospace Medical Health Center in 1963
Then you'll analyze the argument by breaking it up into its parts. Answer 1 - 7 with your partners. We will share out.
4. (~25-30 min) Vocabulary Fun-- Grab your partner, get a computer, and open to our next blog. Follow instructions!
5. (~10-15 min)Reflection Writing:
Choose #1 or # 2 to write a one paragraph answer. Homework if not finished.
* Have you turned in your essay folder?
*Word Research and Record of use due Tues and Weds, 3/25 and 3/26. To be checked!
| || |
Our President Kennedy had a reputation for giving memorable, powerful speeches. On his inauguration day in 1961, he recited the famous lines that you may have heard before. Take a listen! What do you think?
As we read the first paragraphs together, let's answer these questions:
Kennedy prepared the speech you are reading for a select audience. What is Kennedy's likely purpose, and which words hint at this purpose?