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Middle School Speech Writing Unit



Total Pages: 70 pages
Answer Key: Included with Rubric
Teaching Duration: 2 Weeks
File Type: Zip

Middle School Speech Writing Unit

Help your students write an engaging and informative speech with this step-by-step scaffolded public speaking unit. This 6-lesson Middle School Speech Writing Unit will help your middle school students write a 2 – 5 minute speech and work on their public speaking skills.

  • This resource contains Google Slides™ and individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning, e.g. Google Classroom™.

This unit is also included in the Full Year Middle School English Language Arts Lesson Bundle 1

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  • Internet is required to access online speech video sources.
  • This resource is a non-editable PDF, with Google Classroom-compatible PDFs included

Middle School Speech Writing Unit Outline:

  1. Lesson 1 – What Is A Speech?
  2. Lesson 2 – What Is An Effective Speech?
  3. Lesson 3 – Speech Brainstorming
  4. Lesson 4 – Speech Writing
  5. Lesson 5 – Speech Revising and Practicing
  6. Lesson 6 – Speech Presentations

Middle School Speech Writing Unit Includes:

  • Detailed Teacher Instructions and Unit Plan
  • Scaffolded Lessons
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Example Speeches
  • Speech Planning Booklet
  • Answer Keys
  • Assessment Options (Levels or Points)
  • Individual PDFs
  • Google Slides

Middle School Speech Writing Unit – Teacher Feedback:

  1. “Public speaking is so hard for my students. This product is a great introduction to public speaking and walks the students through what to do. Super helpful!”
  2. “Excited to use this resource this year in grade 7. The resource is clearly laid out and easy to use.”
  3. “This resource is good for supply plans as it is straightforward for both students and teacher.”

Additional Resources:

  1. Oral Presentations Bunde 1
  2. Oral Presentations Bunde 2

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