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All students will be able to identify some of the persuasive techniques involved in writing a speech. Most will be able to use some of them successfully in their own writing. Some will be adept at using the techniques in their own writing.
- En1: 1a, 1c, 1c, 1g, 2c
- En3: 1i, 1j, 9c
Ask students to volunteer to give impromptu speeches about a topic selected by you. Time them for 2 minutes and disqualify them if they show hesitation or repeat words.
- Students complete worksheet
- Ask students in pairs or individually to think of five ways in which the school could encourage students to eat more healthily.
- Discussion of worksheet.
- Students write a speech about a topic of your choice, using as many of the features on the worksheet as possible.
Hear some of the speeches and evaluate them positively.
- Write a more extended speech which students have to deliver with the aid of flashcards only. This could be a Speaking and Listening National Curriculum assessment.