Monday, September 14, 2015

1st Quarter Speech: Create Your Own Superhero


Goal:  To create a 1 minute speech discussing what type of superhero you would be to practice your speaking skills.

Summative Standards Assessed:  
Standard 7:  Present focused claims with support, using eye contact, volume, and elocution.

Timeline & Due date:  Time will be given in class to work on this.  September 22nd, 2015 - all speeches will be performed in class live.

Detailed description:
Students will write and perform a 1 minute speech discussing what type of superhero they would be if they had to invent one.  
Questions to discuss include:  
  • How would they become a superhero?
  • What would their superpowers be?
  • What would their name be?
  • What would they look like?
  • What would their main purpose be?
  • Would they be good superheroes or villains?  Why would they choose that?
  • What would their superhero gadgets be?
  • Where would their lair (hideout) be and what would it look like?

Students should:
  • Use their time wisely in class so they do not have to work on it at home.
  • Time their speech to make sure it is right around 1 minute, not too short and not too long
  • Practice their speech to make sure they feel comfortable.
  • Have a way of supporting themselves through their speech, meaning they can use notecards or a manuscript, however, they may not read their speech but need to deliver it as best as they can.

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