Speaking and Listening Activities in Middle School English Language Arts

Find free Middle School English Language Arts Activities on Speaking and Listening.
The Great Thanksgiving Listen (2019)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Common Core
The Great Thanksgiving Listen is a national education project that empowers high school students to create an oral history of the contemporary United...
StoryCorps Interview Tips
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
Multiple resources from StoryCorps all about interviewing, including: Host of NPR’s Morning Edition, Steve Inskeep, gives advice on how to choose...
Act One Mini Adventures
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Updated: 
2016
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Speech practice for English as Additional Language. Engaging activity which can used as conversation starters. Aso includes video clips.
If I Ruled The World
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Updated: 
2016
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  • Pace and Clarity
  • Middle School
Planning sheet for giving a speech entitled "If I Ruled the World"
Roles for speaking and listening group work
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3 roles that can be given to students during group work to focus attention and skills.
Tempest Act 1 How to perform the lines
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  • Pace and Clarity
  • Middle School
A handout that helps students to think about the different ways in which we can interpret the actions of the characters.
The Party - Lesson PP- A Good Performer?
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  • Pace and Clarity
  • Middle School
This is a lesson PowerPoint that is ready to teach for either English Speaking and Listening or for Drama. I've uploaded a series of 6 lessons that...
Greek Legacies Day 3 (of 3): A Debate (Assessment)
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
In continuation of the two prior Legacies lessons, this is a two part lesson on the lasting significance of the legacies of ancient Greece that spans...
Socratic Smackdown: Versatile Argumentation Game
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
Socratic Smackdown is an energetic discussion-based humanities game focused on developing and practicing argumentation skills, analyzing text and...
Moving Messages - Pop Videos
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
In this lesson plan, students are challenged to develop a persuasive message by writing, filming and editing a video relating world population at 7...