Speak Out Cards

Activity Time:

15 Minutes
How would your students embrace the chance to build confidence through minimal risk? This activity will help them find out. After drawing from the deck of prompts, they’ll have a set amount of time to prepare – then share – their perspective while showcasing their experiences and knowledge.

Key Topics

  • Pitching
  • Public Speaking

Relevant Principles

  • Integrity
  • Knowledge
  • Passion
  • Responsibility

Real-World Concepts

  • Freedom to Enter and Compete
  • Personal Choice

Materials Needed

  • Speak Out Card Prompts
  • Timer
  • (Empowered Currency or Bonds)
Students have the chance to embrace a prompt to, relatively quickly, develop an answer that showcases their knowledge, ties learning to real life, and contextualizes their perspective – then asked to share that work with the class. They’ll improve with practice and learn from peer sharing. You’ll know their learning is seen as relevant beyond school.