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Students learn how to use characterisation and descriptive language in debating.
Develop student confidence in speaking in a debate.
Explore definitions in debating from the negative team's perspective.
Develop persuasive arguments for a primary debate using the PEEL model.
Learn how to define the topic in a primary school debate.
Learn how to construct an effective rebuttal for a primary debate.
Students learn how to discuss responsibility when debating.
Students develop skills in how to use mechanisms in a debate.
Do you think impromptu speaking is impossible? Learn how to captivate your audience and make the most of your speaking opportunities and how to deliver impressive impromptus.
Learn about the art of performance poetry and compose your own slam poem.
Students learn about, compose and perform slam poetry.
Students explore debating rules and the role of each speaker.
A public speaking resource including videos of student speeches, interviews, adjudicator comments, adults talking about their public speaking experiences, and support activities.
How do you feel about making a speech in public? If you think it's pretty scary you're not alone. Find out ways to make speaking in public easier. See how some students have gone about it, using the movie 'The King's Speech' as inspiration.
This is a black and white photograph of Whaia McClutchie (1922-1992), speaking in 1989 at the wharenui (meeting house) called Porourangi, at Waiomatatini on the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand. She stands in front of a doorway, on the porch, holding a broad-brimmed hat in her left hand and pointing with her ...