Speech and Presentations Teacher Resources

Encourage even your most shy individuals to step up to the podium and address the class confidently.
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Verbs - Present, Past and Continuous Tense

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Practice the use of present and past tense verbs in sentences. Learners identify the correct verb for use in each of the provided examples. They have to decide which word, such as read or reads, would correctly finish the sentence. It is...
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Martin Luther King Jr's "I Have A Dream" Speech

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Invite your class to investigate racism and civil rights by analyzing the great Dr. Martin Luther King's speech. Your learners will read the words from the "I Have a Dream" speech and analyze the political and racial overtones. They will...
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Indirect Speech

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Working on direct and indirect speech in your class? Try out this presentation, which includes definitions, examples, and practice. Pupils can take notes and practice on the examples as they are presented.
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Informative Speech Assignment

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Allow your pupils to take on the role of the instructor with an informative speech that covers a new topic related to your unit of study or new information on a subject your class has already studied. Pupils fill out the provided outline...
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English Grammar: Parts of Speech

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A good overview of the basic parts of speech, this presentation is ideal for a junior high class that likes flashy animation and bright colors. The concepts are complete, but simple enough to lend well to lecture notes. Use the slide...
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English Grammar: Part of Speech

For Teachers 6th - 8th
An uncountable noun? (Water) The Royal Order of Adjectives? (possession, quantity, quality, size, age, shape, colour, origin, material). Although this presentation on the English parts of speech is designed for language learners, the...
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Parts of Speech: Form and Function

For Students 6th - 12th
Part of a grammar book has been copied and uploaded here. Use it to review the parts of speech yourself, or assign this packet to independent learners. While the material is accurate, the presentation might lose some of your readers...
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Parts of Speech: Articles

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Definite (the) and indefinite articles (some/a/an) are the subject of a presentation that details the rules for how these parts of speech are used. It offers clear models and notes the exceptions to the rules as well. Viewers are sure to...
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Non-Action Verbs

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
A verb is something you do — but can you always see the action? Use a slideshow presentation to clarify the differences between verbs that describe actions, and verbs that describe senses, preferences, and emotions.
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Figures of Speech Presentation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If used as part of an exploration of figures of speech, this short presentation defining similes, metaphors, and analogies could be used as a review tool in an English classroom. A teacher could augment this resource with more examples...
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Persuasive Speech Graphic Organizer

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Support your learners during the speech-writing process with a five-page graphic organizer. Pupils have plenty of space to write in their evidence and arguments on this resource. The organizer provides some prompts for each section to...
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Acceptance Speech

For Students 3rd - 5th
"I'd like to thank the members of the academy . . ." Kids craft an acceptance speech in which they identify what the award is for, their qualifications, and how they feel about being the recipient.
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Writing an Argument: Persuasive Speeches to Students

For Students 8th Standards
Powerful orators make their messages compelling with a combination of factors. Learn how to be an inspirational speaker with a reading assessment activity that presents a list of persuasive speaking techniques, as well as two speeches...
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Oral Presentation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Practice public speaking in this oral presentation lesson. Middle schoolers list the characteristics of a powerful speaker. They watch a video of two speakers, compare them and discuss the qualities of a good speech. Afterwards, they...
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The Present Tense (Part 2)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
When working with Spanish verbs in the present tense, learners will find that there are many irregular verbs and spelling changes that need to be made. This resource provides information on yo from spelling changes, strange stem changes,...
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Creating a Visual Component for the Speech: End of Unit Assessment Preparation and Practice

For Teachers 8th Standards
Eye contact, volume, pronunciation. Working with partners, scholars practice presenting their speeches about the best food chain. Additionally, they choose a visual component to support their end-of-unit speech. 
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Writing a Position Speech: Which Food Chain Would Be Best?

For Teachers 8th Standards
Eeny, meeny, miny, moe. It's time to choose a side. Scholars learn about taking a position by watching a video of a speech about local organic food. Next, pupils use graphic organizers to plan their own speeches about which food chain is...
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Close Reading: The Montgomery Bus Boycott Speech

For Teachers 8th Standards
How did Martin Luther King, Jr. sway people with his speeches? Scholars carry out a close reading of the Montgomery Bus Boycott speech and use the Close Reading Guide to help them work through the powerful text. While reading, they...
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English Grammar: Parts of Speech

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Need to review the eight parts of speech? Here's a colorful presentation that defines the eight parts of speech and provides examples of how each functions in sentences.
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Inaugural Words: 1789 to the Present

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
One of the reasons presidential inaugural speeches are so inspiring is the way word choice reflects the historical context of the time. An interactive timeline invites learners to click on their president of choice and view the most...
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8 Parts of Speech

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Here is a terrific presentation to use as you are introducing the eight parts of speech to your class. Each of the parts of speech gets a thorough introduction, and many examples are given. There is a strong interactive component to this...
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Quotation Response Speech: Public Speaking Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Improve high schoolers' public speaking with an engaging activity. Class members select three personally relevant quotes from a list. They then write a short speech for each quote, explaining how the quotes are personally relevant. The...
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Speech! Speech!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Critical thinkers consider how word choice in speeches impacts the meaning and effectiveness of the message being presented. They examine and respond to some of the speeches made at the 2004 Republican and Democratic National Conventions. 
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Delivering a Persuasive Speech

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders research, write, and present a persuasive speech. First, they view a speech given by a popular speaker. Next, they discuss the speech and identify the major components in a persuasive speech. How to grade a speech is...