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Power

A presentation for my 8th graders on the importance of English.
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Lauren Knuttila

on 2 March 2015

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English teacher.
POWER
pow-er
1. The ability or capacity to perform or act effectively
2. A specific capacity, faculty, or aptitude
3. Strength or force exerted or capable of being exerted; might
4. The might of a nation, political organization, or similar group
5. A person, group, or nation having great influence or control over others
6. The ability or official capacity to exercise control
7. Forcefulness; effectiveness
noun
In other words, power is the ability to:
influence others
keep yourself from being unduly influenced
make change
And...
English class will be the root of your power.
WHAT???
What is it?
Who has power?
the president
your parents
teachers/principals
bosses
What do they have in common?
DEEP THINKERS
Persuasive Speakers
Critical Readers/viewers
Active Listeners
Powerful
people are...
WHO???
HOW???
Why should I pay attention in English class?
Why should I finish my homework?
WHY SHOULD I CARE?
English class:
Reading
Writing
Speaking
Viewing
Listening
Media Literacy
Reasons 1-100.
AKA
Step 1: Improve your reading skills.
Step 2: Improve your communication
skills (writing and speaking).
How do you become powerful?
So you can expand your knowledge.
So you can explain your ideas and influence others.
Step 3: Improve your thinking skills.
So you can think, duh.
Step 4: Develop confidence.
It's powerful.
How?
Read often.
Read a variety of texts.
Use reading strategies.
Expand your vocabulary.
How?
Write and speak often.
Use the writing process.
Be an active listener.
How?
Ask questions.
Listen carefully.
Do your homework. :)
How?
Think positively.
Do your best, all the time.
Learn from your mistakes.
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