Please make sure you have chosen your topic choice then fill in this google form. Click here to fill in the form - What is your persuasive writing topic?
Our literacy for weeks 4 to 6 we will be focusing on persuasive writing. Click here to watch a video on what you need to know about persuasive writing.
Writing your persuasive writing speech - Steps 1 to 5 will guide you to writing your own persuasive writing speech. You are required to self-direct and manage your own learning through each of these areas. Here is an overview of the 5 steps:
1.Types of speech writing
2.Choosing a topic
3.Using a mindmap to help organise your ideas
4.Writing your speech
Once your speech is written, completed and proofread, it will then be assessed. Your assessment will be a audio video recording of you delivering your speech. It is not expected of you to physically deliver your speech in front of an audience, unless you choose to.
Time limit: Your speech must be 3 minutes or more, no less
What types of speech writing are there?
(google form quiz)
Trying to think what to write about? Click here to choose a topic
Found your interested topic? start gathering your ideas, facts, evidence to either support or oppose your argument…..Use this mind map to help organise your topic ideas and evidence. Click here to use mind map
How to write your speech? The following template and example will guide you to help structure your speech, preparing you for your speech presentation Click here to help you with speech structure and view the example
Here are some links to help you structure your ‘Persuasive Writing’ speech
Checklist in completing your persuasive speech assessment:
* Introduction to persuasive speech
* Choose an interesting topic
* Collecting evidence and facts for your topic
* Look at the correct structure/outline of your speech
* Proof read/check your speech with a mate
*Preparing your speech for presentation
Ask a mate to proof-read your speech, then start practicing for your speech presentation...
Friday 6 November
Friday 20 November
Speech presentation...assessment time!
For your speech assessment, you will need to video record your final proof read speech. You may use your own phone devices or the school i-pads, ensuring your speech presentation meets these criteria:
Practicing for your speech presentation. This is a huge commitment for some people where a lot of confidence and practice is required. Click here to help you with speech presentation.
Friday 27 November
Your assessment will be graded based on this rubric. Use this rubric as a guide when working on your assessment and check it again before you submit it.
Not achieved (L3)
There is no clear introduction, structure or conclusion
Most information is presented in a logical order. A conclusion is included, but does not clearly state a personal opinion
Information is presented in a logical order but does not always maintain the interest of the audience. A conclusion states a personal opinion
Information is presented in a logical order and maintains the interest of the audience. The conclusion strongly states a personal opinion
Goal or Thesis
The personal opinion is not easily understood. There is little or no reference to the issue
A personal opinion is not clearly stated. There is little reference to the issue
There is one goal or thesis that states a personal opinion and identifies the issue
There is one goal or thesis that strongly and clearly states a personal opinion and identifies the issue
Reasons, support, facts and evidence
Arguments are weak or missing. Less than two reasons are made
Two reasons are made but with weak arguments
Three or more reasons are stated, but the arguments are somewhat weak in places
Three or more excellent reasons are stated with good support. It is evident that a lot of thought and research was put into this assignment
Attention to audience
Argument does not seem to target any particular audience
Argument demonstrates some understanding of the potential audience
Argument demonstrates a clear understanding of the potential audience
Argument demonstrates a clear understanding of the potential audience and anticipates counterarguments
Grammar, spelling and word choice
There are numerous errors in grammar, and/or spelling. Word choice is limited
There are several errors in grammar and/or spelling. There is evidence of attention to word choice
There are few errors in grammar and/or spelling but do not interfere with understanding. Word choice enhances the argument
There are no errors in grammar and/or spelling. Word choice is creative and enhances the argument
Speech presentation assessment:
Not achieved (L3)
Visuals and delivery
Visuals are not directly related to the topic. Delivery is not fluent
Visuals are related to the topic. Delivery lacks some fluency
Visuals are appealing and add support to the argument. Delivery is fluent
Visuals are appealing, highly relevant and add support to the argument. Delivery is fluent, with an engaging flow of speech
Student spoke unclearly, voice was difficult to hear, information was confusing
Student spoke with some clarity and voice projection, a little confused with information given
Student spoke clearly and concisely, projected a clear voice and good information provided
Student spoke very clearly and concisely, projected a strong clear voice and accurate information
Presentation was uninteresting, student read from cue cards or paper the whole time
Presentation was uncreative, student showed little effort to make information interesting
Presentation was creative and highlighted information in an interesting way
Presentation was incredibly creative, with effective visual aids and interesting language.