Oral Presentations Bundle


Oral Presentations and Public Speaking Bundle: Teaching students how to create an engaging oral presentation is an important life skill. Students practice their oral presentations skills for these assignments: Current Events News Assignment, Hot Topics Debate Assignment, Book Talks, Rant Writing Unit.

All of these assignments can be purchased as a stand-alone assignment in my store, but the best value is to buy them as a bundle.

Current Events News Assignment

Current Events News Assignment

In this activity, students examine online or print news sources to report on a current event for their class. This can be used with any non-fiction new article or text.

Included in this product:

-3 different types of current events graphic organizers to practice main idea and significance

-balanced literacy lesson plan (guided practice – modeled, shared and independent)

Hot Topics Class Debate Assignment

Hot Topics Oral Presentation Assignment

This can be used with any type of non-fiction text, news broadcast, documentary or video on any topic in the content areas Science, Math, History, Geography, World News. A lesson plan is provided explaining how to use this strategy in guided practice – modeled, shared and independent.

This assignment contains:

-teacher lesson plan

-student assignment sheet

-oral presentation assessment criteria

-three types of graphic organizers to help students practice reading non-fiction texts for basic information, main idea, significance

-step by step student instructions on how to create classroom discussion questions on the chosen hot topic

Book Talk Assignment

Student Book Talk Assignment

In this Book Talk presentation assignment, students review their book for the class. Students are provided with several presentation ideas on how to creatively review their novel for the class. Book Talks encourage students to be accountable for their independent reading in an engaging manner.

This assignment contains:

-Student Assignment Sheet

-Several Assessment Options

Rant Writing Unit

Rant Writing Unit

Students rant to each other daily, why not channel that creative energy into some high-quality writing? Rants are an engaging way to get students writing and sharing their thoughts and opinions in the classroom.

This assignment contains:

– daily lesson plans

– writing process graphic organizers

– rant examples (must have reliable internet to access these rants)

– rant assignment sheet

– rant editing sheet

– rant assessment criteria

***********Teacher Feedback******************

1. “This is a great value! I always find it difficult to assess the oral language expectations from the curriculum but now that I have this bundle, I will have an assignment for each term that I can use to report on. I love the variety of presentations. Also, the inclusion of success criteria and graphic organizers for each assignment is awesome!”

2. “I love all of your resources! I’m so excited about this one though because I find I struggle with finding meaningful oral communication projects. Often I just tell them to talk about something they like or their favourite movie etc.. so this is going to be an awesome addition to my resource bank!”

3. “I love the ideas here! And, as usual, everything is beautifully presented and well laid out. Thank you!”

4. “A valuable resource for any teacher starting out in teaching debating in a classroom environment. Thank you for your hard work, your resource is wonderful!”

5. “The Oral Communication strand is always to most difficult for me. These are great new ideas presented in an organized manner that are exciting and engaging for students.”

6. “This is a fantastic resource to help students develop their oral language skills. There is a lot of choice provided for students, and since they are able to choose topics that are meaningful to them this is an engaging resource.”


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