Delivering a Persuasive Speech
Douglas A. Parker
August 13, 2001
| Amazon Products | |Subject(s): Language Arts/Reading and Public Speaking |Links of Note | |[pic] | |Overview: Students need to understand that how they say something and how they physically present |Persuasive Essay Topics form| | | |themselves are just as important as what they say. By understanding the dynamics involved in effective |Curious Castle Classroom. | | | |persuasive speaking, students will improve their overall confidence in communicating. | | | | |Purpose: The purpose of this lesson is to improve students’ oral persuasion techniques by understanding |Writing the Persuasive | | | |the appropriate speaking skills. The lesson is presented in second person, making it more meaningful as a |EssayCurious Castle | | | |resource for the students, and easier for the teacher to use as a handout. |Classroom | | | |Objectives: Students will be able to: | | | | |1) Demonstrate the appropriate classroom public speaking and listening skills (e.g., body language, |[pic] | | | |articulation, listening to be able to identify specific examples of the speaker's coordination of talking |[pic] | | | |and action) that would be necessary to influence or change someone's mind or way of thinking about a | | | | |topic. | | | | |2) Define the elements of persuasion. | | | | |3) Recognize the elements of personal credibility. | | | | |4) Develop methods to analyze other students’ speeches. | | | | |5) Understand outlining main ideas. | | | | |6) Create a persuasive speech. | | | | |Resources/Materials: Teacher-prepared topics for persuasive speeches. | | | | |Assessments: The Class will assess each speaker's performance in terms of voice and body coordination, | | | | |and in terms of persuasiveness. Each class can develop performance assessments such as rubrics to | | | | |facilitate this process. | | | | |Teacher's Anticipatory Set: | | | | |During class discussion, define and explain how people make decisions based on what they see and hear. | | | | |Explain...
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