Monday, December 17, 2012

Senior English--12/18/2012 (Block 1)

Jump Off 
--Pick up the "Show and Tell Speech Outlining Sheet" from the front table.

S. the C. 

Speech Delivery Activities -- Dealing with Speech Anxiety 
--go through slide about "Systematic Desensitization"--apply some of the steps (engage in relaxation and create an anxiety hierarchy)

Transition -- return to your desk

Speech Content Instruction -- The “Formula for Success”--Assert and Preview
--preview the "Show and Tell Speech Outlining Sheet" together--Mr. Martin models how the sheet could (should!) be used to refine the current manifestation of your speech 
--the “Formula for Success” PowerPoint (slides 19-21) 
--independent Assert and Preview planning time for Show and Tell Speech--Mr. Martin models

Application Activity -- Show and Tell Speech--Assert and Preview
--students deliver planned Assert and Preview in small groups as practice, garnering content feedback (and, ideally, working on volume, tone, eye contact, speed, pauses, and limiting vocal fillers) 
--Transition--return to desks
--card drawn--student delivers Assert and Preview in front of class--Mr. Martin FlipVideos 
(repeat until five students have spoken)  

Closure -- What was your biggest “take away” from today’s class? 
--craft a response to the question above for submission on an index card

--Continue progressing through the Tuesdays with Morrie Analysis Essay assignment--Mr. Martin is available for appointments!  This assignment is due on January 2nd (our first class back from break).  Remember that you have the scoring rubrics, and it is imperative that you align your work/writing with the rubrics.  THE MEANING, DEVELOPMENT, ORGANIZATION, LANGUAGE USE, AND CONVENTIONS RUBRIC WILL DETERMINE YOUR SCORE FOR THE CUMULATIVE WRITING PORTFOLIO. 
--The first day of Show and Tell Speech deliveries will be January 4th (our second class back from break).  Progressing through this assignment might include taking your rough speech notes and refining your work via the "Show and Tell Speech Outlining Sheet".  You will receive more specific information about the scoring of this assignment next class. 
--If you spoke in front of the class today, view your video with this question in mind--What is my ultimate goal for the public speaking unit? 
--Have your Hooked on Books book with you at all times this week!