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Public speaking

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Public speaking

Analysing affirmative and negative arguments​

with
MyPL:
Virtual Excursion:

This eModule shows two very accomplished teams in action and how they prepare and deliver and their arguments; addressing the arguments presented by their opponents and offering their own counter arguments.​

This series can be accessed via the Arts Unit Learning Hub. (remember to allow flash on your web browser for this series).

Behind the scenes of a debate​

with
MyPL:
Virtual Excursion:

In this eModule, you will learn what to do before, during and after a debate; the responsibilities of the hosting and visiting team; setting up the debating and preparation spaces; and how to select the debating topic.​

This series can be accessed via the Arts Unit Learning Hub. (remember to allow flash on your web browser for this series).

Developing confident speakers​

with
MyPL:
Virtual Excursion:

In this eModule, you will learn strategies to develop your students' voice, body language and persuasive verbal techniques so they may become more confident members of your debating team.​

This series can be accessed via the Arts Unit Learning Hub. (remember to allow flash on your web browser for this series).

Entering a speaking competition​

with
MyPL:
Virtual Excursion:

This eModule will teach you how a speaking competition is run and how you may seek your Principal's approval to enter your team into a speaking competition.​

This series can be accessed via the Arts Unit Learning Hub. (remember to allow flash on your web browser for this series).

Examining prepared and impromptu speeches

with
MyPL:
Virtual Excursion:

These eClips show four of the finalists in the Multicultural Perspectives Public Speaking competition delivering both a prepared speech on a set topic chosen from a list that must have multicultural content and an impromptu speech on a topic chosen by the adjudicator on the day.​

This series can be accessed via the Arts Unit Learning Hub. (remember to allow flash on your web browser for this series).

How to set up a spelling bee

with
MyPL:
Virtual Excursion:

This eClass will discuss the running of the a spelling bee competition. It will teach teachers, announcers and scorers the correct way to run a regional final.​

This series can be accessed via the Arts Unit Learning Hub. (remember to allow flash on your web browser for this series).

Primary spelling bee​

with
MyPL:
Virtual Excursion:

The Premier’s Spelling Bee was introduced in 2004 as a fun and educational way for primary school students to engage in spelling. The program includes activities to encourage all students to improve their vocabulary and spelling and to promote literacy skills in combination with the English K-6 Syllabus.​

This series can be accessed via the Arts Unit Learning Hub. (remember to allow flash on your web browser for this series).

Speaker roles in the debating team​

with
MyPL:
Virtual Excursion:

This eModule will show you how to identify and explain the different speaker roles of the affirmative and negative teams.​

This series can be accessed via the Arts Unit Learning Hub. (remember to allow flash on your web browser for this series).

Training adjudicators​

with
MyPL:
Virtual Excursion:

This eModule is for people interested in adjudicating debates and public speaking competitions, discussing the role and responsibilities of an adjudicator, and featuring an exhibition debate by students that teachers will adjudicate on.​

This series can be accessed via the Arts Unit Learning Hub. (remember to allow flash on your web browser for this series).

Virtual excursions

Public speaking

Available from
Fri
6/7/2018
PESA State Final
NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre
Available from
Fri
10/8/2018
Premier's Debating Challenge - Years 11 and 12 State Final
The Great Hall, University of Sydney
Available from
Fri
26/10/2018
MPPS State Final for Years 3 and 4
NSW Teachers Federation Conference Centre
Available from
Thu
8/11/2018
Premier's Debating Challenge - Years 9 and 10 State Final
The Great Hall, University of Sydney

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