Tuesday, January 14 Welcome Speech class introduction Assign seats Answer student questions Find out who Wyatt Earp is… Mindtrap Game
Wednesday, January 15 • Mind Trap/Vocabulary • What is Speech Mantra? “We are All Friends in Speech Class and Kindness is the Norm.”
Name Game • With the first letter of your first name • Provide a one word descriptor of you • Example: Sara – sassy • If you can not think of something, I will ask the class to help • Please do not select anything that is negative
Thursday, January 15 Fact: The state of Tennessee was originally named Franklin after Benjamin Franklin.
Word of the day quarantine
Definition: Quarantine isolation for a amount of time for an animal or person The child was in quarantine from the rest of the family so his cold would not spread.
What to expect • Learn to research properly • Learn to construct a professional-looking PowerPoint presentation • Develop catchy/”zippy” introductions • Develop a well-organized speech
What to expect cont’d • End a speech with a bang • Deliver a confident speech without looking nervous • Learn about people and issues
Daily Activities—Front screen • Daily Speech Syllabus — S: Drive, • Daily Syllabus 9 – 20-13 • Daily Activities—Front screen • Baskets located on work table • Absences--check daily syllabus, classmate, then teacher • Wait to be excused at the end of class
Supplies • PLANNER • Binder/ may share with another subject • Writing implement • Free reading book (every day) • Ear buds • Flash Drive
Label papers--full name, period • Handing in work--IN box (NOWHERE ELSE) • Late work: 4,3.5,3,… • Wednesday School, Study Hall, Resource • Redo--TBD
Grading A 90-100 4 B 80-89 3.5 C 70-79 3 D 60-69 2.5 F Below 60% 0
Accessing Material • S: Drive — Earp Speech • Handouts available • Daily Speech Syllabus • H: Drive — learn to access from home
Writing • Mechanical error • Use MLA format • Spell check and Grammar Check • Develop paragraphs (not all one) • PROOFREAD CAREFULLY!
Rounding up the grade • Must be .5% or less away from the next higher grade (89.5, 79.5, 69.5, 59.5) • Did you do everything you could to earn the next higher grade • Turn in ALL assignments • Positive influence in class
Speeches • Introduction Biography • Impromptu Oral Interpretation • Nomination Current Issue/Debate • Interviews Toast/Hat • Public Service Announcement
Speech Mantra “We are all friends in speech class and kindness is the norm.” • Be ALIVE!!! • Be INTERESTING!!! • Say something WORTHWHILE!!! • Have FUN!!! The LOUDER, the BETTER!!!
Friday, January 17 • Game Day • Must play with 3 people that you do not know very well
Monday, January 20 Staff Work Day No School
Tuesday, January 21 Fact: Until the 19th century solid blocks of tea were used as money in Siberia.
Decorum: Definition: proper behavior or conduct. Sam demonstrated proper decorum to be respected by his peers.
Student Information Sheet Speech Bingo Mantra
Wednesday, January 22 Fact: The fastest growing nail is on the middle finger.
Chronology: Definition: The arrangement of events in time. Part of speech– Noun Used in a sentence: The history teacher gave the class a chronology of the Vietnam War.
Choices Activity In your row…. come up with the 4 most important decision you will make in your life. Not including your mate or your college.
Choices Attitude What determines your attitude at any given moment?
Choices cont’d • Mood • Who your with • What day of the week • The weather
Choices cont’d If these are all correct…then your attitude can always be determined by something outside yourself. You have no control over it! Your attitude is held captive by other People, places, or conditions
Choices cont’d Think of someone that has had a positive attitude under a challenging circumstance… Helen Keller Anne Frank Arthur Ashe My mother
Attitude cont’d Life doesn’t always work the way we’d like it to. If we had our way….life’s most important lessons is this: The world will not devote itself to making us happy.
Attitude cont’d “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of human freedoms – to choose one’s attitude in any given circumstance, to choose one’s own way.” Viktor Frankel
Choices Continued • Attitude • How hard you work
All the good things in life can be attained without hard work? True or False All good things in life come quickly and easily? True or False
Bill Gates Didn't seem like a shoe-in for success after dropping out of Harvard and starting a failed first business with Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen called Traf-O-Data. While this early idea didn't work, Gates' later work did, creating the global empire that is Microsoft.
Thomas Edison In his early years, teachers told Edison he was "too stupid to learn anything." Work was no better, as he was fired from his first two jobs for not being productive enough. Even as an inventor, Edison made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. Of course, all those unsuccessful attempts finally resulted in the design that worked.
Oprah Winfrey Most people know Oprah as one of the most iconic faces on TV as well as one of the richest and most successful women in the world. Oprah faced a hard road to get to that position, however, enduring a rough and often abusive childhood as well as numerous career setbacks including being fired from her job as a television reporter because she was "unfit for tv."
Elvis Presley As one of the best-selling artists of all time, Elvis has become a household name even years after his death. But back in 1954, Elvis was still a nobody, and Jimmy Denny, manager of the Grand Ole Opry, fired Elvis Presley after just one performance telling him, "You ain'tgoin' nowhere, son. You ought to go back to drivin' a truck."
Assignment:Signed Information Sheet/Permission Slip, Ear Buds, Reading Book Due Friday, January 31
Choices • Attitude • How hard you work • How honest you are