Tuesday, March 8, 2016

3-8-2016 PS--MCA Schedule--Commencement Speech Analysis and Assignment

  • Welcome, Attendance & Daily Plan
  • Discuss EHS Top Ten List
    • Activity #22--EHS Top Ten List
      • Come up with a TOP TEN list of memorable events, people, traditions, etc. for your experience at Edina High School.
    • Share in Group
    • Class Discussion
  • Commencement Speech Analysis
    • 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 largest 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 #23--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
    • Activity #24--Commencement Speech Assignment
  • Plan for Future Classes
  • Complete Commencement Speech Rough Draft (Due Thursday)
UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
  • Wednesday--MCA Testing--No Class
  • Thursday--Commencement Speech Sign Ups, Peer Presentations
  • Friday--Commencement Speech Presentations
  • Monday--Commencement Speech Presentations
  • Tuesday--Commencement Speech Presentations

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