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Analyzing Famous Speeches as Arguments. ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us.

Analyzing Famous Speeches as Arguments

If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. More Teacher Resources by Grade Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. Saro's Corner: Table Topics: Theme "Thanksgiving" Thanksgiving provides as an opportunity to meet, greet and celebrate.

Saro's Corner: Table Topics: Theme "Thanksgiving"

Establishing Arguments. A Step-by-Step Plan for Teaching Argumentative Writing. Listen to this post as a podcast: Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 33:27 — 46.3MB) Subscribe: iTunes | Android | For seven years, I was a writing teacher.

A Step-by-Step Plan for Teaching Argumentative Writing

Yes, I was certified to teach the full spectrum of English language arts—literature, grammar and usage, speech, drama, and so on—but my absolute favorite, the thing I loved doing the most, was teaching students how to write. Most of the material on this site is directed at all teachers. So let’s begin with argumentative writing, or persuasive writing, as many of us used to call it. Before I start, I should note that what I describe in this post is a fairly formulaic style of essay writing. Picture This: Combining Infographics and Argumentative Writing. ReadWriteThink couldn't publish all of this great content without literacy experts to write and review for us.

Picture This: Combining Infographics and Argumentative Writing

If you've got lessons plans, videos, activities, or other ideas you'd like to contribute, we'd love to hear from you. More Find the latest in professional publications, learn new techniques and strategies, and find out how you can connect with other literacy professionals. More Teacher Resources by Grade Your students can save their work with Student Interactives. Developing Evidence-Based Arguments from Texts. Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Analyzing Famous Speeches as Arguments Students are often asked to perform speeches, but rarely do we require students to analyze speeches as carefully as we study works of literature.

Developing Evidence-Based Arguments from Texts

In this unit, students are required to identify the rhetorical strategies in a famous speech and the specific purpose for each chosen device. They will write an essay about its effectiveness and why it is still famous after all these years. Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Unit. MSPDP.06.Judge.Instructions.And.Rubric. Debating An Introduction For Beginners. For Teachers — Middle School Public Debate Program. 5 Tips for Teaching Project-Based Debate in Middle School. Amber Chandler Project-based debate is a powerful tool to teach many high impact skills students need to be successful — research, persuasion, argumentation, speaking and listening skills, and use of evidence.

5 Tips for Teaching Project-Based Debate in Middle School

Yet, middle level educators often shy away from debate because the logistics seem overwhelming, or they realize that middle school students will need quite a bit of scaffolding to become good debaters. However, last year I decided that a debate would round out a unit I had been doing around the short story version of “Flowers for Algernon” and decided to give it a try–as a project-based learning experience. Debate proved to be the perfect way to propel students past simple literary responses. Additionally, the project-based structure allowed students a comfort level that they weren’t going it alone, and it encouraged a much deeper understanding of the larger societal issues suggested by the text itself. Teach “Deep Listening” Stretch Across the Curriculum.

Debate Research Sites. Best debate research choices are Issues and Controversies or World News Digest.

Debate Research Sites

Some of the other databases may be useful for background information on your topic. Public Agenda - Unbiased, nonpartisan, research on current issues HRHS Library Catalog - Search for books on your debate topic (available only at HRHS) Annenberg Political Fact Check - Nonpartisan site sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania. ProCon.org - Pros and Cons of Controversial Issues. Idebate.org. Middleschooldebate. 50 Persuasive Speech & Debate Topics Relevant Today. Each semester I have my students write and present a persuasive speech and participate in two debates.

50 Persuasive Speech & Debate Topics Relevant Today

Over the years I have used a variety of speech topics. Most of the topics emerge from current events. For each speech assignment students are given a differentiated list of choices around a specific theme. Below are 50 of the more recent persuasive speech and debate topics I have used with my students. I. Does video violence effects the teenage brain? II. Should physical education be mandatory for all students every day of the school week? III. Are Americans Getting Fatter? IV. Persuasive Speech. 182 Questions to Write or Talk About. 2007gamesandactivitiesguide.pdf. Julian Treasure: How to speak so that people want to listen. Debate. Logos, Ethos and Pathos: 3 Ways to Appeal to an Audience in Essays - Video & Lesson Transcript. Last revised: March, 2014 Acceptance of Terms Please read this Terms of Service Agreement ("Terms of Service", "Terms of Use") carefully.

Logos, Ethos and Pathos: 3 Ways to Appeal to an Audience in Essays - Video & Lesson Transcript

These terms apply to Education Portal and its related websites owned and operated by Remilon, LLC ("Education Portal,", "Site", "Sites", "our", "us"). 18 Paths to Pathos: How to Connect with Your Audience. The previous article of the Ethos, Pathos, and Logos series defined pathos and described why emotional connection is so important for your presentations. In this article, we explore how to build strong pathos in your presentations through a variety of emotional pathways. Pathos Superhighways: Your Primary Paths to Emotional Connection All roads are not created equally.

Freeways move lots of traffic fast; country lanes often guide just a single, meandering car. Similarly, all pathways to emotional connection with your audience are not created equally.