Solo Talks (Standard Grade) Mr Connor’s Class
Step One <ul><li>Choose a statement to agree or disagree with.   </li></ul><ul><li>The majority of time spent at school is...
Step Two <ul><li>Jot down a list of about 10 things you could say both  for  and  against  your statement. </li></ul>
Step Three <ul><li>Decide which way you want to argue and highlight about 6 good points from your list. Put these points i...
Step Four <ul><li>Now add detail to each one – real life examples, statistics and stories from your own experience. </li><...
Step Five <ul><li>Write your speech up into a fluent essay form, including an introduction and conclusion. </li></ul>
Step Six <ul><li>Copy your speech into note form on a piece of paper, or on small cards. </li></ul>
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Solo talks (standard grade)

  1. 1. Solo Talks (Standard Grade) Mr Connor’s Class
  2. 2. Step One <ul><li>Choose a statement to agree or disagree with. </li></ul><ul><li>The majority of time spent at school is wasted. </li></ul><ul><li>All tobacco and alcohol should be banned. </li></ul><ul><li>Family holidays should be paid for by the NHS. </li></ul><ul><li>Men/ women should re-take their traditional position in society. </li></ul><ul><li>Animals deserve a higher place in modern society. </li></ul><ul><li>Science is the most important academic subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Voting is a waste of time and effort. </li></ul><ul><li>Today’s fashion industry should be destroyed. </li></ul><ul><li>Living forever would be a wonderful thing. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Step Two <ul><li>Jot down a list of about 10 things you could say both for and against your statement. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Step Three <ul><li>Decide which way you want to argue and highlight about 6 good points from your list. Put these points into a logical order so that one follows from another, or so that the points get stronger as you go on. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Step Four <ul><li>Now add detail to each one – real life examples, statistics and stories from your own experience. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Step Five <ul><li>Write your speech up into a fluent essay form, including an introduction and conclusion. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Step Six <ul><li>Copy your speech into note form on a piece of paper, or on small cards. </li></ul>

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