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Kristin Ransom

Public Speaking: Impromptu Speeches

Grades: 6th Grade, 5th Grade, 4th Grade
Subjects: Reading, STEAM, Writing

Student Instructions

1. Choose a speech topic from the list. 2. In your journal, write a speech on your selected topic. 3. pen Underline words you will WORD PUNCH. 4. highlighter Highlight where you will look up and use EYE CONTACT with your audience. 5. pen Circle places where you will GESTURE. 6. Stand in front of a mirror or facing a wall and practice delivering your speech. Practice until you feel ready and confident! 7. video Record a video of yourself delivering our speech. 8. check Post your speech to your journal. 9. Watch your speech. 10. comment Make a comment on your speech telling something you did well and something you could improve. 11. Watch other student's speeches and comment two things they did well and one idea for improvement.