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Lesson 11: Delivering a Great Speech

This lesson focuses on speech delivery. Students practice their speeches with their peers and examine the rubric before they go home to practice one last time.

Persuasive Writing
Public Speaking
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Common Core State Standards (CCSS)


Present information, findings, and supporting evidence, conveying a clear and distinct perspective, such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning, alternative or opposing perspectives are addressed, and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and a range of formal and informal tasks.

College, Career, and Civic Life Framework (C3)


Present adaptations of arguments and explanations that feature evocative ideas and perspectives on issues and issues to reach a range of audiences and venues outside the classroom using print and oral technologies (e.g., posters, essays, letters, debates, speeches, reports, and maps) and digital technologies (e.g., Internet, social media, and digital documentary).

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