Thursday, September 7, 2017

9-7-2017 PS1--7 w/Advisory--Special Object Speech Assignment & Work Time

  • Welcome & Attendance
  • Student Information Sheet--HOLD ON TO IT for Special Object Speech
  • Collect Supplies
  • Notebook & Folder Check
  • Special Object Speech Prep
    • Share what Special Object you might use for your Special Object Speech
      • Share both Special Object ideas.
        • Describe it in detail.
        • Why is it special to you?
      • Each person must ask one question about one of that person's Special Objects.
      • Share which Special Object you think you will use for this speech.
    • See Organization & Grading under HOMEWORK Section
      • Work Time/Name Game
      • YAWP!
      HOMEWORK (Official at 3:15 P.M.)
      • If you haven't:
        • Fill out and return the Student Information Sheet. (Due Friday)
        • Get a Public Speaking Notebook & Folder (Due Friday)
        • Bring Kleenex and one of the following items to leave in the classroom for community  consumption: glue sticks, pens, pencils, highlighters, dry erase markers, note cards, hand sanitizer, or hand lotion. (Due Friday)
        • Set as a favorite on all digital devices including your phone and home computer.
      • Create and be prepared to present your Special Object Speech (Due Friday)
        • 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 create a visual aid of your object and submit the link in the Google Form.
            • Post the link to your visual aid on my Google Form. (NOTE: You must be logged into the Edina Apps portal to access this. If you are having trouble, don't worry. Talk to Mr. Buckley in class on speech day.)
            • Be sure to allow the public to view your visual aid.
            • You may also want to share it with me at
            • 5 Points--Your speech must last 30 seconds or longer.
              • Speak for at least 30 seconds.
            • 5 Points--You must bring in an outline on a note card.
              • You can take note cards from the front of the room.
                  UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
                  • Friday (7 w/Advisory)--Special Object Speeches
                  • Monday (7)--Special Object Speeches
                  • Tuesday(7)--Special Object Speech Wrap Up, Syllabus, Begin Colors Speech Activities, Work on Inventories #1 & #2
                  • Wednesday (7)--Public Speaking Top 4, Attention Getters, Colors Speech Evidence Sheet
                  • Thursday (7 w/Advisory)--Colors Speech Assignment, Sample Colors Speech, Colors Speech Outline Work
                  • Friday (7)--Share and Revise Outlines, Colors Speech Rubric Review
                  • Monday (7)--Colors Speech Sign Ups, Delivery, Note Cards, Rubric Review, Peer Presentations & Practice
                  • Tuesday (7)--Colors Speech Peer Presentations
                  • Wednesday/Thursday (Block)--Colors Speech Presentations
                  • Friday (7)--Colors Speech Analysis, Reflection, and Survey
                  • 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 Writer's Block--The Writer's Block is a writing center 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.

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