Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Presenting "The Alamo Through Your Eyes" - 4/26/2016

ESSENTIAL QUESTION/BIG IDEA: Were the Texans justified in fighting to break away from Mexico?  Was their fight for independence right or wrong?

HOMEWORK: Study all your notes for the Manifest Destiny Unit Exam. You will take the exam next Monday, 5/2. You'll get a Study Guide later this week.

1. Restroom Passes - hand out today
2. Today is another kinda sorta Super Tuesday. Five states are voting today:

  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Maryland
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island

3. Six Flags Magic Mountain reminder - PERMISSION SLIP PACKET HERE
4. Four Elements of Good Public Speaking

  • Body Language - good posture, hand motions, natural stance
  • Vocal Range - pitch, speed, volume control, tone
  • Enunciation - the act of pronouncing words properly and clearly so they can be understood
  • Proximity - draw your audience in and connect with them; do this with both your physical presence and your eye contact
5. Begin our "Alamo Through Your Eyes" Presentations

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