Wednesday, April 4, 2018

4-4 & 5-2018 PS--Block--Stephen Colbert Commencement Speech, EHS Top 10, Writing Workshop

  • Welcome & Attendance
  • Parent Persuasive Speech
    • Directions for Presentations & Grade
    • Questions?
    • Parent Persuasive Speech Peer Presentations
      • Activity--Parent Persuasive Speech Peer Review
        • Ask each group member to share 2 things you did well and 1 thing that could be improved.
        • After the conversation, write down 2 strengths and 1 growth area for your speech presentation.
      • Explain Requirements for Parent Persuasive Speech Turn In & Due Date
    • Commencement Speech Stories
      • Select a Facilitator
      • Share your story.
      • Explain what message can be taken from the story.
      • Share why you chose this particular story.
      • 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 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--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?
        • Work on Commencement Speech
        • Activity--EHS Top Ten List
          • Select a facilitator.
          • On your own, come up with a TOP TEN list of memorable events, people, traditions, etc. for your experience at Edina High School.
          • Share and create a group Top Ten list.
          • Class Discussion.
        • Commencement Speech Assignment
          • Overview of Speech Assignment
          • Questions?
          • Commencement Speech Writing Workshop
        • Commencement Speech Sign Ups
          • Rock, Paper, Scissors
        • Plan for Tomorrow
        • YAWP!
        HOMEWORK (Official at 3:15 P.M.)
        • Complete Parent Persuasive Speech (Due Friday)
          • Present to parent/guardian
          • Parent/guardian fills out Evaluation and signs it
          • Complete the reflection
          • Submit worksheet AND TYPED OUTLINE ON PAPER in class on Friday
        • Complete a ROUGH DRAFT of your commencement speech. (Due Friday)
                                  UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
                                  • Wednesday/Thursday (Block)--Speech Writing Workshop, Speech Sign Ups
                                  • Friday (7)--Commencement Speech Analysis, Peer Presentations
                                  • Monday --NO SCHOOL (Teacher Inservice)
                                  • Tuesday (7)--Present Commencement Speeches
                                  • Wednesday/Thursday (Block)--Present Commencement Speeches
                                  • 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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