Successfully speaking

Years 7 to 10 public speaking
Creative Class Literature and language arts
Tags: Public speaking

The secret behind great speeches

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Himaja Dave delivering a speech

Learning intentions

  • consider what ‘public speaking’ means and the relationship between context, purpose and audience
  • analyse the specific context, purpose and common characteristics of a number of famous speeches
  • reflect on the difference between great speeches and less successful ones

Outcomes

NSW English K - 10 Syllabus
Stage 4
  • EN4-1A - responds to and composes texts for understanding, interpretation, critical analysis and pleasure
  • EN4 – 3B - Uses and describes language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts
  • EN4-7D -  demonstrates understanding of how texts can express aspects of their broadening world and their relationships within it
Stage 5
  • EN5-3B - selects and uses language forms, features and structures of texts appropriate to a range of purposes, audiences and contexts, describing and explaining their effects on meaning
  • EN5-5C - thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and increasingly complex ideas and arguments to respond to and compose texts in a range of contexts
  • EN5-7D - understands and evaluates the diverse ways texts can represent personal and public worlds