Wednesday, September 5, 2012

9-5-2012 PS Happenings

  • Welcome, Attendance, & Daily Plan
  • Seating Chart
  • Collect Student Information Sheets & Supplies
  • Moodle Registration Questions
  • Special Object Speech Journal
    • Activity #1--9/5/2012--Special Object Speech Journal---Page #
      • Write each person's name down when presenting. After their speech, list one thing they did well in their speech.
  • Special Object Speeches--Bring in an object (or picture) that has special meaning to you and/or represents you in some way.
    • Follow these guidelines for this speech:
      • Make sure to bring an object or picture of the object.
      • Speak for at least 1 minute.
      • Write your outline on a note card.
    • Organization
      • Introduce the object.
      • Explain the object in detail. Share the situation of that particular object.
      • Explain the significance/meaning/connection that you have to this object. What makes it special and/or important?
      • Conclude with a brief summary of your speech and a sentence that gives a sense of finality to your speech.
    • Grading
      • 5 Points--You must bring in an object or picture of your object.
      • 5 Points--Your speech lasts 1 minute or longer.
      • 5 Points--You are a respectful and engaged audience member. No phones, no homework, no ear buds, no talking, etc.
  • Name Game
HOMEWORK (OFFICIAL at 3:10 P.M. Each Day)
  • Enroll in Mr. Buckley's Moodle class. (Due Thursday)
  • Bring hand sanitizer or Kleenex and one of the following items to leave in the classroom for community consumption: glue sticks, pens, pencils, highlighters, or dry erase markers. (Due Thursday)
  • Complete Special Object Speech Journal (Due Thursday)
  •  Activity #2--9/5/2012--Special Object Speech Reflection--Page #
      • After reviewing your notes of individual speeches, share three important things that you think make a good speech AND explain why each item helps to make a speech effective.
      • Share one thing that you noticed from the speeches that you think could be improved to make a significant difference in the effectiveness of a speech.
      • Finally, share the best thing about your speech and choose one thing you think you could do better in future speeches.
UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
  • Thursday--Begin Colors Speech Activities
  • Friday--Attention Getters, Colors Speech Evidence Sheet,
  • Monday--Colors Speech Assignment, Outline Writing, Sample Colors Speech
  • Tuesday--Delivery & Note Cards, Colors Speech Rubric Review, Peer Presentations
  • Wednesday--Colors Speech Presentations
  • Thursday--Colors Speech Presentations
  • Friday--Colors Speech Presentations

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