English II - Speeches Edit 0 10

English II- Speeches

Table of Contents

Famous Speeches
Examples of Speeches
Evaluating Speeches
Preparing a Speech
Resources

Famous Speeches

  • "I Have a Dream". Martin Luther King, Jr.


Examples of Speeches



Evaluating Speeches

  1. What type of speech is it? (genre)
  2. What is the speaker's point of view ?
  3. Are you as the listener able to identify the speakers reasoning?
  4. Has the speaker presented any convincing evidence to support his/her claims?
  5. Is the evidence convincing or does it seem exaggerated or distorted?

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.3 Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, identifying any fallacious reasoning or exaggerated or distorted evidence. (http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/9-10)



Preparing a Speech


Resources

The Great Speeches Collection. http://www.historyplace.com/speeches/previous.htm