Monday, October 20, 2014

10-20-2014 PS--Introduction to Commencement Speeches

  • Reminder: When you arrive to class, please open the blog on your digital device.
  • Welcome, Attendance & Daily Plan
  • Packer Contest
  • Communication Unit Debriefing
  • Commencement Speech Introduction
    • Ellen DeGeneres at Tulane's 2006 Commencement
    • Ellen at Tulane Commencement 2009
    • Activity #27--DATE--Commencement Speech Four Square-Ellen DeGeneres
      • Make a Four-Square Chart
        • Square 1--Important Messages
          • What important messages does Ellen share?
        • Square 2--Impactful Quotes
          • What impactful quotes does Ellen share? These quotes can include quotes Ellen attributes to others and/or quotes Ellen creates herself.
        • Square 3--Memorable Stories
          • What memorable stories does Ellen share? These can be about her and/or others.
        • 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
  • Plan for Future Classes
HOMEWORK (OFFICIAL at 3:10 P.M. Each Day)
  • Activity #28--DATE--Commencement Speech Quotes & Stories Journal
    • Respond to the following questions:
      • Find at least three quotes that could be effectively used in your speech. Be sure to give credit (state) whomever wrote or spoke the quote.
      • Find one or two stories from a well-known person that could be effectively used in your speech. NOTE: You CAN use a story from someone who is well-known if it truly fits within your speech.
          UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
          • Tuesday--EHS Commencement Speech, Commencement Speech Grading Rubric, Speech Writing
          • Wednesday--Stephen Colbert Northwestern Commencement Speech, Commencement Speech Sign Ups, Speech Writing
          • Thursday--Syver Johansen & Cici Holmquist EHS Commencement Speeches, Commencement Speaker Auditions Evaluation Rubric, Peer Presentations
          • Friday--Commencement Speech Presentations
          • Monday--Commencement Speech Presentations
          • Tuesday--Commencement Speech Presentations

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