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Topic

Public Speaking

Grades

3rd, 4th, 5th

Subject

English Language Arts

Duration

55 minutes

Regional Focus

Global

Format

Google Docs, Google Slides

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Green Transportation Lesson: Presentation

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May 23, 2024
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Synopsis
This lesson features the final advertisement presentations and provides students with the opportunity to think about how to use these projects to make an impact in real life. 

Step 1 - Inquire: Students reflect on the advertisement process and their role in small groups. 

Step 2 - Investigate: Student present their final advertisements to their peers. 

Step 3 - Inspire: Students brainstorm what to do with their ideas in order to increase metro/public transit ridership in their community. 
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Teaching Tips

Positives

  • Students explore real-world problems through project-based learning.
  • Students practice oral presentation skills.
  • Students practice giving constructive feedback to their peers.
  • This lesson empowers students to continue their projects after the allotted class time has ended.

Additional Prerequisites

  • This is lesson 6 of 6 in our 3rd-5th grade Green Transportation unit.
  • You can review a code of conduct or guidelines for oral presentations prior to this lesson. This can include an introduction for how to be a prepared speaker and active listener.

Differentiation

  • You may scaffold reflection questions with sentence frames.
  • You can decide on alternative ways to conduct student presentations based on students' needs.
  • Potential action projects for students are listed on slide 14 of the teacher slideshow.
Scientist Notes

The lesson gives students a chance to reflect on the power of advertisement and ways to engage the public to use the metro as a sustainable green transportation model. The materials used in the lesson have been verified and are accurate. Hence, this lesson is recommended for classroom use.

Standards

This resource addresses the listed standards. To fully meet standards, search for more related resources.

Supporting Standards

  • English Language Arts
    • Speaking & Listening (K-12)
      • SL.PI.3.4 Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace.
      • SL.PI.4.4 Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience in an organized manner, using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.
      • SL.PI.5.4 Report on a topic or text or present an opinion, sequencing ideas logically and using appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details to support main ideas or themes; speak clearly at an understandable pace.

Note On Standards:

This lesson is aligned to SubjectToClimate standards. Review the aligned standards directly in the lesson plan document and teacher slideshow.

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