If you are teaching a public speaking unit on debate or argumentation, the Minute to Win It activity is a great way to introduce the unit! This activity gets students in front of the class and plead t (Minutes Student)
You already know you don't want to read a speech verbatim from a screen or notes. You could memorize the speech word-for-word, but not everyone is able to do that—and it isn't natural. Instead, use "key images" to remember your important points.