Thursday, 22 August 2013

Year 7 and 8 Speech Finals

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Today was the final stage in our Persuasive Writing Unit. We have all written and delivered a persuasive speech on a subject of our choice. From the class competition, finalists were selected to compete in the Year 7 and 8 contests. The girls shared their speeches this morning and the visiting judge, Mr Roberts from Toastmasters was very impressed by the standard. Well done, everyone!

The winners were:

Year 7: First- Arabella- Battery Farming should be abolished
Second- Hana- The song "Bananas in Pyjamas" is not appropriate for children
Third- Amber- Bring back red log books for Year 7 and 8s


Year 8: First- Alice- Homework should be abolished
Second- Aisha- Gender specific toys should be banned
Third- Juliette- ipads should be banned for under 2s


A huge congratulations to all girls who made the finals. You did a wonderful job and entertained the audience with a huge range of interesting persuasive topics. Well done!

3 comments:

  1. Hey 8C,

    The speech Competition was really cool I was so shocked when I got into the semi finals. I knew that Alice was going to win from the start she was awesome. All the other speech were very good and I enjoyed all of them. Everyone did an amazing job.

    Abby, 8C
    Selwyn House School, Christchurch

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  2. Congratulations girls writing speeches is hard not only having to research your topic, keeping it in time but also making it interesting for your listeners. This is definitely a skill you will use later in life.

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  3. Hi 8C,

    These speeches were a joy to listen to. I was very persuaded. Great Job everyone.

    From Lottie

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