Public Speaking Day

Public Speaking Day

Public Speaking Day is fast approaching…

On Monday December 10th Morven is having our annual Public Speaking Day! Finalists from class-round speeches from Grades 8-12 will be presenting their speeches to larger audiences.

Here are the different categories to help you choose which events to watch:

Persuasive (Grades 8-12)

TED Talk (Grades 9-12)

TED Tales (Grades 8)

  • 3 to 4 minutes long

  • Narrative with a message

Interpretive Reading (Grades 9-12)

  • 4 to 6 minutes

Dramatic Monologue (Grades 10-12)

  • 4 to 6 minutes

  • Spoken to someone (either to themselves or unseen character)

  • Spoken from perspective of fictional character

Spoken Word Poetry (Grades 11-12)

  • 2 to 3 minutes

  • Generally based on the speakers person experience or social issues

  • Typically has a rhythm and elicits emotion from the audience  

  • https://youtu.be/cxGWGohIXiw?t=27

By: Addie Tiller

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