If you are teaching a public speaking unit on debate or argumentation, the Minute to Win It activity is a great way to introduce the unit! This activity gets students in front of the class and plead t (Minutes Student)
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A great infographic about how to make your message stick. This is perfect for budding social entrepreneurs trying to figure out how to convey their ideas to potential funders, partners, employees, and friends.
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Tone and Mood with HATE POETRY
VALENTINES DAY TURNED UPSIDE DOWN. Included in this unit are a mini-lesson on mood and tone with a foldable and comparison activity to help students focus on imagery, word connotation, and unique phrasing that develop mood and reveals author’s tone. Students then pick between 11 famous love poems of varying levels of complexity to develop a unique hate poem. A “Hate List” word bank and specific example help students morph the standard sappy poem into a morbid masterpiece. $4.00
Tug of War: Making Thinking Visible - an excellent resource for promoting engagement and higher order thinking skills! Useful as a warmup activity or closure to get students thinking about multiple historical perspectives.
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Teaching students to debate is not just for debate teachers! Attention all 4th-8th grade ELA, social studies, and speech communication teachers! Debate for KIDS & TWEENS is a great way to improve your student's argumentation, organization, writing, research, interpersonal and group communication skills.