Wednesday, December 12, 2018

12-12 & 13-2018 PS (Block)

PLAN
  • Welcome & Attendance
  • Secret Handshake
  • Commencement Speech Presentations
    • If you have not uploaded your Commencement Speech Manuscript to TurnItIn through Schoology, please do so NOW.
    • Commencement Speech Presentations
      • BEFORE SPEECH
          • Show Mr. Buckley Your Manuscript
          • DURING SPEECH
            • Put away Digital Devices
          • AFTER SPEECH
            • Activity--Commencement Speech Presentations Journal
              • Create 4 Columns
              • Speaker's Name
              • List one strength of the speech.
              • List one growth area for the speaker.
              • List one message from the speech.
            • Big 3
              • Students share 3 Strengths/Put-Ups
            • Big B
              • Mr. Buckley shares feedback
      • Plan for Tomorrow
      • YAWP!
      HOMEWORK (Official at 3:15 P.M.)
      • Complete a FINAL DRAFT of your commencement speech and upload to TurnItIn through Schoology. (Due Speech Day)
      • Practice Commencement Speech (Due Before Your Speech Day)
      • 2 POINTS EXTRA CREDIT--Bring in a signed note from a parent stating you presented your commencement speech for them. (Due On Your Speech Day)
      • If you HAVE presented your speech:
        • Complete Commencement Speech Reflection
          • Activity--Commencement Speech Reflection
            • Congratulations! You've completed your Commencement Speech! Please take a few minutes to reflect on your speech and respond to the following questions:
              • What was your favorite part of the Commencement Speech? Why?
              • What surprised you about your speech? Perhaps you learned something about yourself or you found that you did well or poorly in an area you did not expect.
              • When you reflect back on the Commencement Speech, what is one thing you will take away from this experience that will help you improve your public speaking skills in the future? Explain.
                                        UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
                                        • Friday (7)--Commencement Speech Presentations
                                        • Monday (7)--Commencement Speech Presentations
                                        • Tuesday (7)--Commencement Speech Presentations
                                        LINKS
                                        • Public Speaking Notebook Table of Contents--This is the current table of contents for Public Speaking. You may reference this document to make sure you've included all activities in your notebook TOC.
                                        • The Writing Center--The Writing Center is staffed by English teachers and trained student writing coaches who work with students in one-on-one conferences to help them grow as writers.  Face-to-face conferences during lunch and online conferences are open in the evening.
                                        • Email Mr. Buckley--Do you have a question or a comment? Feel free to email Mr. Buckley anytime.

                                        Tuesday, December 11, 2018

                                        12-11-2018 PS (7)--Commencement Speech Sign Ups & Peer Presentations

                                        PLAN
                                        • Welcome & Attendance
                                        • Secret Handshake
                                        • CLEAN DESKS
                                        • Star-Tribune Plagiarism
                                        • Commencement Speech
                                          • Sign Ups
                                          • Vocal Variety Activity
                                          • Commencement Speech Assignment
                                            • Overview of Speech Assignment
                                            • Questions?
                                            • Commencement Speech Writing Workshop
                                          • Commencement Speech Sign Ups
                                            • Rock, Paper, Scissors
                                          • Peer Presentations
                                            • In Your Speech Group:
                                              • Present Speech
                                              • GRADE Speech using Rubric
                                        • Plan for Tomorrow
                                        • YAWP!
                                        HOMEWORK (Official at 3:15 P.M.)
                                        • Complete a FINAL DRAFT of your commencement speech and upload to TurnItIn through Schoology. (Due Tuesday)
                                        • Practice Commencement Speech (Due Before Your Speech Day)
                                        • 2 POINTS EXTRA CREDIT--Bring in a signed note from a parent stating you presented your commencement speech for them. (Due On Your Speech Day)
                                                                          UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
                                                                          • Wednesday/Thursday (Block)--Commencement Speech Presentations
                                                                          • Friday (7)--Commencement Speech Presentations
                                                                          • Monday (7)--Commencement Speech Presentations
                                                                          LINKS
                                                                          • Public Speaking Notebook Table of Contents--This is the current table of contents for Public Speaking. You may reference this document to make sure you've included all activities in your notebook TOC.
                                                                          • The Writing Center--The Writing Center is staffed by English teachers and trained student writing coaches who work with students in one-on-one conferences to help them grow as writers.  Face-to-face conferences during lunch and online conferences are open in the evening.
                                                                          • Email Mr. Buckley--Do you have a question or a comment? Feel free to email Mr. Buckley anytime.

                                                                          Tuesday, December 4, 2018

                                                                          12-4-2018 PS (7)--Commencement Speech Analysis & Work

                                                                          PLAN
                                                                          • Welcome & Attendance
                                                                          • Secret Handshake
                                                                          • Commencement Speech Analysis
                                                                            • Activity--EHS Top Ten List
                                                                              • Select a facilitator.
                                                                              • HOMEWORK--Come up with a TOP TEN list of memorable events, people, traditions, etc. for your experience at Edina High School.
                                                                              • Share and create a group Top Ten list
                                                                              • Class Discussion
                                                                            • Stephen Colbert 2011 Commencement Speech at Northwestern University
                                                                              • Background
                                                                                • Stephen Colbert attended Northwestern
                                                                                • Armadillo Day--A student-run music festival held on the shores of Lake Michigan. This student-run event is the largest in the country and is accompanied by lots of drinking.
                                                                                • During that school year, there was a controversy involving a professor-approved live sex demonstration in front of the Human Sexuality class.
                                                                              • Heads Up--There are a couple of spots where the video will go black or a white box will pop up, but the sound continues. This is part of the video. Just listen to Colbert.
                                                                              • Activity--Stephen Colbert Commencement Speech 3-2-1
                                                                                • 3 Quotes--Colbert provides a number of memorable quotes. Record at least 3 memorable quotes.
                                                                                • 2 Connections--Colbert references many things that the student body can relate to. List 2 of these things.
                                                                                • 1 Message--What is one message Colbert shares that sticks with you?
                                                                            • Hand Out Commencement Speech Assignment
                                                                            • Work on Commencement Speech
                                                                            • Plan for Tomorrow
                                                                            • YAWP!
                                                                            HOMEWORK (Official at 3:15 P.M.)
                                                                            • Activity--Commencement Speech Stories Journal (DUE Wednesday/Thursday)
                                                                              • Respond to the following questions:
                                                                                • Find ONE STORY from a well-known person that could be effectively used in your speech. SUMMARIZE THE STORY in 2-3 sentences. NOTE: You CAN use a story from someone who is well-known if it truly fits within your speech.
                                                                                                              UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
                                                                                                              • Wednesday/Thursday (Block)--Commencement Speech Work
                                                                                                              • Friday (7)--Impromptu Speeches
                                                                                                              • Monday (7)--Impromptu Speeches
                                                                                                              • Tuesday (7)--Speech Sign Ups, Peer Presentations
                                                                                                              • Wednesday/Thursday (Block)--Commencement Speech Presentations
                                                                                                              • Friday (7)--Commencement Speech Presentations
                                                                                                              • Monday (7)--Commencement Speech Presentations
                                                                                                              LINKS
                                                                                                              • Public Speaking Notebook Table of Contents--This is the current table of contents for Public Speaking. You may reference this document to make sure you've included all activities in your notebook TOC.
                                                                                                              • The Writing Center--The Writing Center is staffed by English teachers and trained student writing coaches who work with students in one-on-one conferences to help them grow as writers.  Face-to-face conferences during lunch and online conferences are open in the evening.
                                                                                                              • Email Mr. Buckley--Do you have a question or a comment? Feel free to email Mr. Buckley anytime.

                                                                                                              Monday, December 3, 2018

                                                                                                              12-3-2018 PS (7)--Commencement Speech Analysis & Work

                                                                                                              PLAN
                                                                                                              • Welcome & Attendance
                                                                                                              • Secret Handshake
                                                                                                              • Check Homework
                                                                                                                • Activity--Commencement Speech Quotes (DUE Monday)
                                                                                                                  • Respond to the following questions:
                                                                                                                    • Find at least TWO QUOTES that could be effectively used in your speech. WRITE THEM DOWN. Be sure to give credit (state) whomever wrote or spoke the quote.
                                                                                                                • Discuss/Share
                                                                                                              • Commencement Speech Analysis
                                                                                                                • Activity--Matt Huppert Speech Journal
                                                                                                                  • Write the following words and leave space to respond to each:
                                                                                                                    • SHARE
                                                                                                                    • CONNECT
                                                                                                                    • QUOTE
                                                                                                                    • MESSAGE
                                                                                                                    • GROUP RATING
                                                                                                                    • 3 IMPORTANT THINGS
                                                                                                                  • BEFORE SPEECH
                                                                                                                    • SHARE--Share one important thing that you believe is imperative in presenting an excellent commencement speech.
                                                                                                                  • DURING SPEECH
                                                                                                                    • CONNECT--How did Matt connect with his audience?
                                                                                                                    • QUOTE--Write down at least one quote from Matt's speech.
                                                                                                                    • MESSAGE--Write down at least one message from Matt's speech.
                                                                                                                  • GROUP RATING
                                                                                                                    • On a Scale of Fist to 5, rate Matt's speech.
                                                                                                                  • AFTER SPEECH
                                                                                                                    • 3 IMPORTANT THINGS--As we continue analyzing commencement speeches, list the 3 most important things that you would like to focus on to present your best commencement speech.
                                                                                                                • Group Share
                                                                                                                • Class Discussion
                                                                                                                  • Plan for Tomorrow
                                                                                                                  • YAWP!
                                                                                                                  HOMEWORK (Official at 3:15 P.M.)
                                                                                                                  • Activity--EHS Top Ten List (Due Tuesday)
                                                                                                                    • On your own, come up with a TOP TEN list of memorable events, people, traditions, etc. for your experience at Edina High School.
                                                                                                                                                    UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
                                                                                                                                                    • Tuesday (7)--Commencement Speech Analysis, Assignment, & Work
                                                                                                                                                    • Wednesday/Thursday (Block)--Commencement Speech Work
                                                                                                                                                    • Friday (7)--Impromptu Speeches
                                                                                                                                                    • Monday (7)--Impromptu Speeches
                                                                                                                                                    LINKS
                                                                                                                                                    • Public Speaking Notebook Table of Contents--This is the current table of contents for Public Speaking. You may reference this document to make sure you've included all activities in your notebook TOC.
                                                                                                                                                    • The Writing Center--The Writing Center is staffed by English teachers and trained student writing coaches who work with students in one-on-one conferences to help them grow as writers.  Face-to-face conferences during lunch and online conferences are open in the evening.
                                                                                                                                                    • Email Mr. Buckley--Do you have a question or a comment? Feel free to email Mr. Buckley anytime.

                                                                                                                                                    Friday, November 30, 2018

                                                                                                                                                    11-30-2018 PS (7)--Communication Unit Debriefing, Commencement Speech Intro

                                                                                                                                                    PLAN
                                                                                                                                                    • FRIDAY FUN DAY!
                                                                                                                                                    • Welcome & Attendance
                                                                                                                                                    • Packer Contest
                                                                                                                                                    • Communication Video
                                                                                                                                                    • Secret Handshake
                                                                                                                                                    • Communication Unit Debriefing
                                                                                                                                                    • Commencement Speech Introduction
                                                                                                                                                      • Facilitator
                                                                                                                                                        • What are you most looking forward to about Commencement?
                                                                                                                                                        • What is one thing that you think is important for an effective Commencement Speech?
                                                                                                                                                      • Ellen DeGeneres at Tulane's 2006 Commencement
                                                                                                                                                      • Ellen at Tulane Commencement 2009
                                                                                                                                                      • Activity--Commencement Speech Four Square-Ellen DeGeneres
                                                                                                                                                        • Make a Four-Square Chart
                                                                                                                                                            • Square 1--Impactful Quotes
                                                                                                                                                              • What impactful quotes does Ellen share? These quotes can include quotes Ellen attributes to others and/or quotes Ellen creates herself.
                                                                                                                                                            • Square 2--Memorable Stories
                                                                                                                                                              • What memorable stories does Ellen share? These can be about her and/or others.
                                                                                                                                                            • Square 3--Important Messages
                                                                                                                                                              • What important messages does Ellen share?
                                                                                                                                                            • Square 4--Personal Reaction to Speech
                                                                                                                                                              • What is your personal reaction to Ellen speeches? What stands out to you? What does she do well? What could she do better?
                                                                                                                                                          • Group Share
                                                                                                                                                          • Class Discussion
                                                                                                                                                      • Communication Quiz
                                                                                                                                                          • Plan for Tomorrow
                                                                                                                                                          • YAWP!
                                                                                                                                                          HOMEWORK (Official at 3:15 P.M.)
                                                                                                                                                          • Activity--Commencement Speech Quotes (DUE Monday)
                                                                                                                                                            • Respond to the following questions:
                                                                                                                                                              • Find at least TWO QUOTES that could be effectively used in your speech. WRITE THEM DOWN. Be sure to give credit (state) whomever wrote or spoke the quote.
                                                                                                                                                                                            UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Monday (7)--Commencement Speech Analysis & Work
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Tuesday (7)--Commencement Speech Analysis, Assignment, & Work
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Wednesday/Thursday (Block)--Commencement Speech Work
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Friday (7)--Impromptu Speeches
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Monday (7)--Impromptu Speeches
                                                                                                                                                                                            LINKS
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Public Speaking Notebook Table of Contents--This is the current table of contents for Public Speaking. You may reference this document to make sure you've included all activities in your notebook TOC.
                                                                                                                                                                                            • The Writing Center--The Writing Center is staffed by English teachers and trained student writing coaches who work with students in one-on-one conferences to help them grow as writers.  Face-to-face conferences during lunch and online conferences are open in the evening.
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Email Mr. Buckley--Do you have a question or a comment? Feel free to email Mr. Buckley anytime.

                                                                                                                                                                                            Wednesday, November 28, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                            11-28 & 29-2018 PS (Block)--5 Kinds of Communication Presentations

                                                                                                                                                                                            PLAN
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Welcome & Attendance
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Communication Video
                                                                                                                                                                                            • Secret Handshake
                                                                                                                                                                                            • 5 Kinds of Communication Presentation Work Time
                                                                                                                                                                                                • 5 Kinds of Communication Presentations
                                                                                                                                                                                                • Communication Quiz
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Plan for Tomorrow
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • YAWP!
                                                                                                                                                                                                    HOMEWORK (Official at 3:15 P.M.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                    • Complete Communication Quiz on Schoology (Due Friday)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Friday (7)--Communication Unit Debriefing, Begin Commencement Speech Unit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Monday (7)--Commencement Speech Analysis & Work
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Tuesday (7)--Commencement Speech Analysis, Assignment, & Work
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Wednesday/Thursday (Block)--Commencement Speech Work
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Friday (7)--Impromptu Speeches
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Monday (7)--Impromptu Speeches
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      LINKS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Public Speaking Notebook Table of Contents--This is the current table of contents for Public Speaking. You may reference this document to make sure you've included all activities in your notebook TOC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • The Writing Center--The Writing Center is staffed by English teachers and trained student writing coaches who work with students in one-on-one conferences to help them grow as writers.  Face-to-face conferences during lunch and online conferences are open in the evening.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Email Mr. Buckley--Do you have a question or a comment? Feel free to email Mr. Buckley anytime.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Tuesday, November 27, 2018

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      11-27-2018 PS (7)--5 Kinds of Communication Presentation Work Time

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      PLAN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Welcome & Attendance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Communication Video
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • Secret Handshake
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      • 5 Kinds of Communication Presentation Work Time
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Plan for Tomorrow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • YAWP!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          HOMEWORK (Official at 3:15 P.M.)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Revise, Finalize, and Polish 5 Kinds of Communication Presentation Assignment (Due Wednesday)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Wednesday/Thursday (Block)--5 Kinds of Communication Presentations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LINKS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Public Speaking Notebook Table of Contents--This is the current table of contents for Public Speaking. You may reference this document to make sure you've included all activities in your notebook TOC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • The Writing Center--The Writing Center is staffed by English teachers and trained student writing coaches who work with students in one-on-one conferences to help them grow as writers.  Face-to-face conferences during lunch and online conferences are open in the evening.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            • Email Mr. Buckley--Do you have a question or a comment? Feel free to email Mr. Buckley anytime.