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Lesson 13
Take Action - Creating Campaigns

Practicing Formal Pitches

Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • Collaborate to revise and deliver an effective pitch

Overview/Purpose:

Today, students will continue practicing their pitches and will consider ways in which their audiences will be evaluating them.

Guiding Questions:

  • How do the expectations of an audience impact a pitch?

Recommended Time:

45 minutes

Common Core State Standards:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.1
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.2
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.3
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.4
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.5
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.6

 

Materials:

Pitch Evaluation Handout

 

Technology Required:

Computers recommended

 

Lesson Design:

  • Explain that defenders who want to rock their worlds know their audience and what their audience expects.
  • Distribute and review Pitch Evaluation handout with students.
  • Students continue working on their pitches, focusing specifically on the categories their audience will be using to evaluate them.