Presentation on theme: "What’s that you say?. Length – must reach 4 minutes Must be issue or theme based Must be supported by researched evidence Include language techniques."— Presentation transcript:
What’s that you say?
Length – must reach 4 minutes Must be issue or theme based Must be supported by researched evidence Include language techniques appropriate for oral delivery Cue cards and frequent eye contact Transcript written in full and given to the teacher before you begin May include up to 4 slides
Search news sources online Think about issues raised in texts studied this year Listen to what people are discussing Scan magazines such as Time, North and South, Metro Watch some TED talks on youtube Watch the TV news and current events programmes such as 60 Minutes, Sunday, 3 rd Degree etc
Do not use the following: Racist or sexist statements, religious attacks, obscene language or upsetting images Topics such as suicide, abortion or sexually explicit material are not permitted Topics which are tired / overdone
Look at the history of it Look at all sides Use thinking tools such as PMI, 6 thinking hats, brainstorming, concept mapping, spidergrams etc Survey people Collect/explore key terms, key personalities
Openings – what kinds are there? Development Use linking/transition words to build and signpost what you are doing Conclusion – what makes an effective ending?
Don’t trot out the usual stuff Add a little humour if you can Be passionate, engaged with your subject and audience Tell little stories to illustrate your points Rehearse in front of the mirror or mum or friends several times Time yourself carefully Seek feedback before performance day
Class handouts – study carefully sixminutes.dlugan.com How To Deliver the Talk of Your Life Teacher.scholastic.com TED talks e.g. by Sheryl Wudann, Natalie Warne, Tavi Gevinson, Randy Pausch and many others