I believe The FFA creed Lesson 6 Paragraph

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I believe…. The FFA creed Lesson 6 Paragraph #5

I believe…. The FFA creed Lesson 6 Paragraph #5

Objectives: • Students will be able to. . . – Recite paragraph four of

Objectives: • Students will be able to. . . – Recite paragraph four of The FFA Creed in front of the class with 100% accuracy. – Consider the meaning of paragraph 5 of The Creed by answering related questions. – Evaluate the speaking quality of themselves and another classmate through constructive criticism.

Today is the Day! • Everyone should be prepared to say paragraph 4 of

Today is the Day! • Everyone should be prepared to say paragraph 4 of The Creed! • Remember the speaking techniques we discussed last class: Eye Contact Confidence and Enthusiasm Inflection Volume Tempo

Creed Grading • Each Paragraph will be worth 50 points. – 30 points will

Creed Grading • Each Paragraph will be worth 50 points. – 30 points will be for accuracy of reciting the creed. – 10 points will be for Inflection, Volume, and Tempo of speaking. – 10 points will be for the response to the question given in class last time.

Speaking • Start with an Introduction – Who are you? – Why are you

Speaking • Start with an Introduction – Who are you? – Why are you here? – What are you reading? (In the case of The Creed, what are you reciting? ) • Dress Professionally – Dress one step above your audience – Official Dress is always appropriate for FFA functions

Speaking • Choose Words Wisely – Use appropriate wording – Make use of engaging

Speaking • Choose Words Wisely – Use appropriate wording – Make use of engaging word pictures – How is saying The Creed in front of an audience different from reading a children’s book? • Move with Purpose – Stay in one place when delivering a point or important information – Show animation with body language

Speaking • Elements of Speaking – Pitch/Tone • Vary your tone of voice to

Speaking • Elements of Speaking – Pitch/Tone • Vary your tone of voice to fit what you’re saying • Match your pitch with your words • Animate sounds – live what you’re saying! – Pace • Vary the rhythm of your delivery • Use a slow and clear pace on important information

Speaking • Elements of Speaking (cont’d) – Articulation • Fully pronounce key information •

Speaking • Elements of Speaking (cont’d) – Articulation • Fully pronounce key information • Articulate words much more than in normal conversation – Volume/Intensity • Speak with appropriate volume to the situation (not too quiet, not too loud)

Speaking • Elements of Speaking (cont’d) – Breathe • Focus on your breathing •

Speaking • Elements of Speaking (cont’d) – Breathe • Focus on your breathing • Breathe at the appropriate times and places in your speech. (Don’t break up the middle of sentences if you can help it. ) • Breathe often to relax

Speaking • Elements of Speaking (cont’d) – Eye Contact • Don’t scan! • Look

Speaking • Elements of Speaking (cont’d) – Eye Contact • Don’t scan! • Look into people’s eyes for one or two seconds all around the room – Facial Expressions • Expressions should match the state you want the room to be in

Group Work • Using the handbook and read the final paragraph of The FFA

Group Work • Using the handbook and read the final paragraph of The FFA Creed. • As a class we will discuss the fifth paragraph questions (Creed- HO 1 paragraph 5) and come up with answers.

Critiquing • It is important to evaluate your performance and critique yourself and others.

Critiquing • It is important to evaluate your performance and critique yourself and others. • To illustrate this, we will break into groups of 2 to practice reciting the entire Creed. • Critique each other on their speaking quality and other characteristics that have been discussed throughout the unit.

th 5 paragraph of the creed • I believe that American agriculture can and

th 5 paragraph of the creed • I believe that American agriculture can and will hold true to the best traditions of our national life and that I can exert an influence in my home and community which will stand solid for my part in that inspiring task.

Assignment for next class • 1. Memorize the fifth paragraph of the FFA Creed

Assignment for next class • 1. Memorize the fifth paragraph of the FFA Creed for the following class period. You will recite the paragraph in front of the class. • 2. Answer 1 question on Creed– HO 1 paragraph 5 and hand in at the beginning of the next class.