Units included with this Open Author resource:
- Lesson Overview
- Learning goals:
- Students will be able to analyze speech writing., Students will be able to write an effective speech., Students will be able to participate in small and large group discussion.
- Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell, Success, F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Podcast
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.5
- Listening Activity
- Speech and Podcast
What does it mean to be "successful"? After analyzing TED Radio Hour episodes, students will discuss, reflect, draft, and create a speech/ podcast that synthesizes their ideas of success. "Success Stories: On the Radio" can be paired with core readings from Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" and Gladwell's "Outliers."