Assign each student a specific set of sentences. Students form partners and practice their sentences with each other to add all the elements of effective oral speaking. (3—5 minutes practice time with partner)
Have students work with a partner to identify and mark one example of each of the following: simile, metaphor, alliteration, repetition, and allusion. Then have them join another pair and share/compare their answers.
Show film clip of Dr. King’s speech delivery and discuss effective methods he employed to engage the audience.