About This Chapter
Below is a sample breakdown of the Types of Speeches chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.
|Day||Topics||Key Terms and Concepts Covered|
|Monday||Informative speaking||Types of informative speeches, including speeches about objects, events and concepts|
|Tuesday||Helping your audience learn||Tips on reaching your audience, including how to organize the speech|
|Wednesday||Persuasive speeches||The role of persuasive speeches and various types, such as assertion of value and assertion of policy|
|Thursday||Special occasion speeches||The role of special occasion speeches, such as eulogies, toasts and acceptance speeches|
|Friday||Strategies for special occasion speaking||Tips to prepare a special occasion speech, including checking the honoree's background, using elevated language and making an emotional connection|
1. Informative Speaking: Purpose and Types
Informative speeches are written to inform your audience about a topic. There are several classifications that can be used depending on the purpose of your speech.
2. Informative Speech Lesson Plan
In this lesson plan, your students will learn the categories of informative speeches through discussion and games. They will also demonstrate gained knowledge of how to organize an informative speech by giving their own speeches.
3. Informative Speech Rubric
Informative speech activities are a good way to help your students practice researching and presenting ideas. This lesson will provide a template for a rubric you can use to assess an informative speech activity.
4. Helping Your Audience Learn During Informative Speeches: Strategies & Tips
An informative speech is given to teach the audience something new. To do this, there are a few things to keep in mind. Keep your speech relevant, interesting and full of engaging and useful information.
5. Persuasive Speaking: Purpose and Types
Persuasive writing is all about influencing people by using credibility, logic and emotion; and this can be achieved in a few ways. The speaker may want to assert a fact, a value or even a policy.
6. Persuasive Speech Lesson Plan
This lesson plan includes activities, a quiz, an extension, and several example discussion topics and questions you can use to help your students understand the various types of persuasive speeches.
7. Persuasive Speech Rubric
Rubrics are useful tools for setting expectations and assessing a variety of student assignments. This lesson will provide you with a template off of which you can design your own persuasive speech rubric.
8. Understanding the Role of Special Occasion Speeches
Special occasion speeches are written and delivered to commemorate an occasion like a wedding or funeral, or even for a roast. Even though special occasions speeches seem simple, they have a few rules that need to be followed.
9. Special-Occasion Speaking: Strategies for Before & During Your Speech
Special occasion speeches seem less formal, but they require the same level of research and writing as their counterparts. Accuracy when citing names, titles and events is crucial to the integrity of the speech.
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Other chapters within the Public Speaking Syllabus Resource & Lesson Plans course
- Introduction to Public Speaking Lesson Plans
- Analyzing The Audience Lesson Plans
- Listening and Feedback Lesson Plans
- Topic, Purpose, and Thesis of a Speech Lesson Plans
- Researching the Speech Lesson Plans
- Organizing The Speech Lesson Plans
- Outlining The Speech Lesson Plans
- Language and Style Lesson Plans
- Speech Delivery Lesson Plans
- Using Visual Supports Lesson Plans
- Reasoning and Rhetorical Proof Lesson Plans
- Speech Evaluation Lesson Plans
- Preparing For an Impromptu Speech Lesson Plans