Friday, September 28, 2012

9-28-2012 PS Happenings

  • Welcome, Attendance, & Daily Plan
  • Packer Contest 
  • Special Occasion Speech Example & Analysis
    • Steve Jobs' Commencement Speech
      • Speech of Introduction
      • Commencement Speech 
        • Activity #10--9/28/2012--Steve Jobs' Commencement Speech Notes
          • 3 Stories--Steve Jobs shares 3 stories during his speech. Briefly note each of those 3 stories and any other important things he shares.
          • Strengths & Areas of Growth--List at least 3 solid areas and 2 growth areas related to Steve Jobs' delivery of his commencement speech.
  • Speech of Introduction Assignment
  • Introduction to Special Occasion Speech Unit
    • Hand out Chapter 15 Ceremonial Speaking & Methods of Delivery Text & Study Guide
      • Read and complete study guide.
HOMEWORK (OFFICIAL at 3:10 P.M. Each Day)
  • Read and complete Chapter 15 Ceremonial Speaking & Methods of Delivery Text & Study Guide. (Due Monday)
  • Determine who you will introduce for your Speech of Introduction. (Due Monday)
    • This should be a family member or friend that you know very well.
    • You should be able to share your manuscript with this person after you have written it.
  • Complete Journal Activities (Due Monday)
    • Activity #11--9/28/2012--Steve Jobs' Stanford Commencement Speech Delivery
      • Using the Important Things to Consider (from the bottom of the Speech of Introduction Assignment), share three comments about the delivery (i.e. stance, eye contact, voice, use of notes, etc.) of Steve Jobs during his Stanford Commencement Speech. What did he do well? What could be improved?
    • Activity #12--9/28/2012--Steve Jobs' Stanford Commencement Speech Important Take Away
      • Steve Jobs told a few stories throughout his commencement address to the Stanford Class of 2007. When thinking back to his stories, what is one personal connection you can make to what he shared and what will you take away from that connection and reflection? Explain.
UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
  • Monday--Speech of Introduction Sign Up, Grading Rubric, Computer Work Time
  • Tuesday--Speech of Introduction Presentations
  • Wednesday--Speech of Introduction Presentations
  • Thursday--Speech of Introduction Presentations
  • Friday--Begin Fear Unit

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