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 their case for ONE MINUTE.Oh, and they are completely in the dark to what their topic is until the clock starts counting down.The students get a little friendly competition while you get an easy assessment on their current debate/public speaking style during this fun assignment.
Fluency 1 - Work on expression and fluency by having the students read a paragraph after choosing one of these cards that gives them a different voice or action to do while reading. It keeps their attention while they're learning different ways to read. Or you can use this to help kids remember the spelling for sight words
$ Listening and speaking in the Kindergarten common core refers to listening and speaking about Kindergarten topics. This product is a set of 5 posters with guidelines on listening and speaking and 24 cards with discussion topics. The discussion topics are specially designed to tap into the prior knowledge that students come to school with! Students are encouraged to talk about themselves, their friends, their families and their favorite things!
Host a friendly classroom debate with your students. This activity can be incorporated into any subject area that requires students to have a comprehensive understanding of a particular topic. A fun activity for all involved, and a great way to get students talking! #Debate #HighSchoolEnglish
In this webinar, Erik Palmer offers reasons to increase our emphasis on speaking and gives an overview of the requirements of the Common Core State Standards. Then he introduces a practical, multi-trait framework for understanding and teaching the skills involved in all effective oral communication.
Speaking in front of others can be a challenge for even the most confident of students. Start early and provide them with the opportunity to be comfortable talking in front of others. Organizing your share time will allow you to meet all of the Common Core Speaking & Listening Standards.