Tuesday, December 4, 2018

12-4-2018 PS (7)--Commencement Speech Analysis & Work

  • Welcome & Attendance
  • Secret Handshake
  • Commencement Speech Analysis
    • Activity--EHS Top Ten List
      • Select a facilitator.
      • HOMEWORK--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
    • 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?
    • Hand Out Commencement Speech Assignment
    • Work on Commencement Speech
    • Plan for Tomorrow
    • YAWP!
    HOMEWORK (Official at 3:15 P.M.)
    • Activity--Commencement Speech Stories Journal (DUE Wednesday/Thursday)
      • Respond to the following questions:
        • Find ONE STORY from a well-known person that could be effectively used in your speech. SUMMARIZE THE STORY in 2-3 sentences. NOTE: You CAN use a story from someone who is well-known if it truly fits within your speech.
                                      UPCOMING (Subject to Adjustments)
                                      • Wednesday/Thursday (Block)--Commencement Speech Work
                                      • Friday (7)--Impromptu Speeches
                                      • Monday (7)--Impromptu Speeches
                                      • Tuesday (7)--Speech Sign Ups, Peer Presentations
                                      • Wednesday/Thursday (Block)--Commencement Speech Presentations
                                      • Friday (7)--Commencement Speech Presentations
                                      • Monday (7)--Commencement Speech Presentations
                                      • 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 Writing Center--The Writing Center is 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.

                                      No comments:

                                      Post a Comment

                                      Note: Only a member of this blog may post a comment.