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One minute speaking activities

 

Submitted by: Ruth  

For practice have students give one minute speeches. Here are some ideas for the short activities

 

1. Tell a joke or riddle

2. Teach the class a tongue twister

3. Read or recite a poem

4. Using a puppet, relate a fairy tale

5. Write a modern version of a nursery rhyme. Read it to the class.

6. Retell a fable

7. Introduce a classmate, your teacher, or yourself to the class.

8. Tell a ghost story

9. Relate a humorous story

10. Recite a limerick

11. Tell about a movie, TV show, or sports event

12. Retell a folktale or legend

 

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