|Unit of Instruction||Persuasive Speaking|
LAFS.7.L.2.3a – Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.
LAFS.7.L.3.4b – Use common, grade-appropriate Greek or Latin affixes and roots as clues to the meaning of a word (e.g., belligerent, bellicose, rebel).
LAFS.7.SL.1.3 – Delineate a speaker’s argument and specific claims, evaluating the soundness of the reasoning and the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
LAFS.7.SL.2.4 – Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
LAFS.7.SL.2.5 – Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify claims and findings and emphasize salient points.
LAFS.7.SL.2.6 – Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.
LAFS.7.W.1.1a – Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
LAFS.7.W.1.1b – Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
LAFS.7.W.1.1c – Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion clarify the relationships among claim(s), reasons, and evidence.
LAFS.7.RI.3.7: Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text, analyzing each medium’s portrayal of the subject.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
– Students will provide an evaluation of whether the reasoning is sound in an argument.
– Students will provide an evaluation of whether the evidence is sufficient and relevant to support the claims.
– Students will provide a comparison and contrast of a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text.
– Students will provide an analysis of each medium’s portrayal of the subject.
– Students will research a persuasive speech topic.
– Students will outline a persuasive speech.
Monday, August 19 – Florida Collections – Remarks at the Dedication of the Aerospace Medical Health Center. Speech by John F. Kennedy (Written Speech/Audio)
Wednesday, August 21 – Students must bring in a novel of choice.