Supporting students with public speaking

Help secondary students to master the art of public speaking and presentation-giving with these hand-picked activities, lessons and tips

Tara Wright

Secondary School, Ks3, Ks4, Public Speaking, Speeches, Presentations, Presenting, Communication, Team Work

Give your secondary class the tools they need to communicate effectively in speeches and presentations

Speaking publicly can be a daunting task, no matter how old you are. To help you inspire the next great orator of this generation, we've hand-picked a range of games, presentations and lessons, designed to help your pupils build the confidence they need to present with ease.

Speeches and presentations

Public Speaking PowerPoint
Happyedugator

Public Speaking PowerPoint

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Public Speaking PowerPoint - How to write and present a speech. Presentation explains purpose ( Persuade, Inform, and Entertain), points to consider such as subject, audience, personality, and occasion. Discusses the process of planning a speech, including the body, the introduction, and the conclus...
How to Plan, Structure & Give a Presentation
chloehoppy

How to Plan, Structure & Give a Presentation

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I have created a 10 page booklet to help students plan, structure and give a presentation. I had originally created this for an Asdan level 3 course, but I have since used this for other level 2 and 3 courses and it works still. The booklet was designed to enable students to plan a presentation...
speaking and listening- individual presentation
rec208

speaking and listening- individual presentation

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This is a mini Speaking and Listening unit that I used with my high ability year 10 group. It is aimed at teaching skills for the individual speaking and listening assessment (the presentation). This unit uses the WJEC criteria but it could easily be adapted for the other boards. I found it...
How to Write & Present a Speech **NEW**
malcomb

How to Write & Present a Speech **NEW**

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The ability to construct and confidently present a speech to any audience will always be one of the most sought after skills required in any form of employment. Any student needs to master the skills to speak confidently, and this pack of worksheets will provide every student with some unique insi...

Teamwork and communication

The Apprentice - being an Entrepreneur
Lkhanam

The Apprentice - being an Entrepreneur

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This is an interactive lesson where students get creative and work as a group to come up with a business plan which they then have to present back to the class. Fun activity which I used with Year 7s - 10s
KS3 - An Introduction to Debating
Daniel Ingman

KS3 - An Introduction to Debating

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A short scheme of work on debating, produced for Key Stage 3 students. Lessons focus on what debate is and why it occurs, rhetorical strategies for arguing and persuading, debate structure and debate delivery. Also included are motions for debate, as well as arguments that might be used to respond t...
Critical Thinking (The Great Debate) Task Cards
Polly Puddleduck

Critical Thinking (The Great Debate) Task Cards

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Mastering the art of debate takes time, skills, patience and understanding. Weekly debates in your classroom will have long-lasting benefits for students. Debates encourage critical thinking and effective communication skills Students need to be learn to independently research topics and is...