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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.4 Present Claims And...

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.4 - Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Authors: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers

Title: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8.4 Present Claims And Findings, Emphasizing Salient Points... Speaking and Listening - 8th Grade English Language Arts Common Core State Standards

Publisher: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington D.C.

Copyright Date: 2010

(Page last edited 10/08/2017)

  1. Oral Presentation Skills : Body language - Using body language in a presentation
  2. Ordering the Phrases - Excellent interactive quiz; learn about the different stages of a presentation and to learn some phrases that tell your audience where you are in your presentation.
  3. Organized Speech Writing: Speech Structure - Seven part video lesson
  4. Patterns of Organization and Their Clue Words - Handout for students [from the Internet Archive]
  5. Planning, Writing, and Completing Oral Presentations - Quiz with 30 multiple choice questions and 5 essay questions
  6. Principles of Organization - Scroll to middle of page to get to this section; four broad principles
  7. Ways to Make Communication Sparkle - We can sparkle in conversations, walking down the street or even ordering fries at McDonald's.



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