Current Event Speech, Secondary Ed.

*The purpose of this current event speech is to encourage your secondary students to learn about the world around them, share their knowledge with others, and improve their research, writing, and public speaking skills.

*Students will need access to computers/internet and a printer.

*If you prefer not to assign the speech, you can simply assign one current event analysis per day, week, or month. Students can read an article and fill out the “Current Event #1” activity sheet.

*Modify the activity to meet the needs of your learners!

• Current event informative speech guidelines (handout for students, 1 page)
• Current event analysis activity sheets (3 pages)
• Speech outline (2 pages)
• Grading rubric (1 page)

Written in American English.

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Created: Jan 3, 2019

Updated: Jan 5, 2019


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