|Subject Area||English Language Arts/Reading|
|Unit of Instruction||Persuasive Speech & Analyzing Text|
Cite text evidence.
|Learning Targets and Learning Criteria|
– Students regularly encounter formal and informal arguments in media, in conversations, and in text materials. This lesson explores the arguments developed in presidential speeches, classroom debates, and persuasive speeches.
Monday, August 27 & Tuesday, August 28 – Remarks at the Dedication of the Aerospace Medical Health Center – Speech by John F. Kennedy
Monday, August 27 – Reading Comprehension Quiz
Persuasive Speech Feedback
Name of Speaker: ________________________________________________________
Is the attention grabber effective, does the speaker get your attention? Yes No
What technique did they use? (Circle One)
Testimony Yes No
Statistic Yes No
Examples Yes No
Speaker cites their sources Yes No
Speaker states a problem Yes No
Speaker gives the audience a solution Yes No
Speaker details the benefits of the solution Yes No
Speaker gives a counter argument? Yes No
There is a clear action step Yes No
Maintains eye contact with the audience Yes No
Speaker talks loudly and clearly enough Yes No
Were you persuaded to agree with the speaker’s point of view?
Did you already agree with their point of view before hearing the speech?
Would this speech be enough to convince someone in the audience today to follow through with the action?
Yes Maybe No