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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1960 America: Foreign Policy

For Teachers 11th
The 1960's marked shifts in American culture, politics, and policy. Your class groups up to research a series of primary source documents resulting in a timeline and a 15 minute oral presentation. Active learning all the way.
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The Case Against "Good" and "Bad"

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Good and bad are put on trial for covering up the truth with vague descriptions. How dare they lie like that! See if the presenter can convince your class to ban these words and replace them with more precise, descriptive, and...
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Poetry Vocabulary

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Consisting of a thorough and straightforward list of poetry terminology, the first part of this presentation would be a good introduction to a poetry unit, or a review for an upcoming poetry project. The list of terms is quite extensive,...
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Phonology: The Sound Patterns of Language

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Use this straightforward and informative phonology presentation in your speech and language class. Addressing the finer points of phonetics such as palatization and consonant assimilation, this is a great way to provide your students...
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When is a Noun a Verb? Examining Double Duty Words

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Act and act, address and address...there are so many words in our dictionary that can function as nouns or verbs. Start this instructional activity by having your class list as many as they possibly can. When an adequate list presents...
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Cite Right

For Teachers 7th - 9th
What do you need to cite, and how can you avoid plagiarizing? This presentation is aimed at beginning writers, and it details some of the ways people plagiarize (even accidentally) and what sort of information needs to be cited. The best...
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“The Story of an Hour”: Extension Activities

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Enhance and extend instruction of "The Story of an Hour" by Kate Chopin with one or all of these ideas. You might want to cover characterization and summary, or improve understanding of context clues and irony. You can cover any...
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Analogy of the Cell Project

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Intended to supplement your existing cell function and organelle lessons, pairs work together to develop a real-world analogy for cell structures. In addition to writing paragraphs about the comparison, each group will make a short...
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Presidential Candidate Research

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Don't let the young citizens in your social studies class get all their election information from inflammatory commercials and arguing pundits. Use a lesson plan from C-SPAN to guide class members through an election season with a...
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America Established Because of Protest

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Learners explore events and causes that led to American Revolution and examine popular pro-Patriot renderings and texts of these issues created both at that time and in later years. Students then prepare and deliver oral presentations...
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Understanding Dialect as Used by Mark Twain

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
A reading of Mark Twain’s The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County not only offers pupils an opportunity to practice their listening skills but also provides them with examples of dialectic speech. This is the gol’derndest...
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Era 1: The Beginnings of Human Society

For Teachers 6th
From hunter-gatherers to the Neolithic Age, this PowerPoint walks you through the history and beginnings of human society. Many facts about the various stages of humanity are embedded in this presentation. This is a great resource to use...
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The Restoration Colonies

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Explore the earliest American cities in this presentation, which details the demographics, geography, and characteristics of New York, Pennsylvania, and the Carolinas, among others. These slides help to fill in the gap between the...
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Match That Vowel

For Teachers K
Help learners determine the beginning sounds in words and determine which vowel belongs in words. They will interact with a PowerPoint presentation in order to determine the vowel that goes with each word. They then play a game with...
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Civics Test for Citizenship: History and Government, 100 Questions

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Use this thorough presentation to help your English Learners prepare for their citizenship. Covering questions 1-51 from a History and Government practice test, these slides could be a great resource for those who are working to become...
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A New Look at an Old Spelling System

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Introducing herself as "a discouraged professor of English education," Alleen Pace Nilsen elaborates on the prominence of incorrect spelling in education today. She laments the overuse of spellcheck (and substituting the wrong words),...