Best manners

Years 5 to 8 debating
Creative Class Literature and language arts
Tags: Debating

Learn how to speak with confidence in a debate.

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Learning intentions

  • explore strategies for improving manner
  • reflect on themselves as speakers
  • improvise with public speaking games
  • develop their persuasive speaking skills.

Outcomes

English K-10 Syllabus

Stage 3

  • EN3-1A: communicates effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes using increasingly challenging topics, ideas, issues and language forms and features.
  • EN3-2A: composes, edits and presents well-structured and coherent texts.
  • EN3-7C: thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and ideas and identifies connections between texts when responding to and composing texts.
  • EN3-9E: recognises, reflects on and assesses their strengths as a learner.

Stage 4

  • EN4-4B: makes effective language choices to creatively shape meaning with accuracy, clarity and coherence.
  • EN4-5C: thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information, ideas and arguments to respond to and compose texts.
  • EN4-9E: uses, reflects on and assesses their individual and collaborative skills for learning.