Lesson MMS-6

Welcome! Please consider how your attitude affects your and other students' experiences of the lesson. 

Be respectful, come prepared, and show interest to have the best possible educational experience. 

Lesson goals

Deepen your understanding of Monroe's motivated sequence by taking a quiz, develop your vocabulary and practice creating a speech 

Lesson activities

Vocabulary quiz

Vocabulary development

Practice speech

Vocabulary quiz

Rephrasing - how it works

Read the first sentence. Complete the second sentence so that is has a similar meaning to the first sentence by putting the word in bold in the blank space (...) . Change the word if necessary. You must use between two and five words. For example:

Here is another example:

His new album stands a very good chance of winning the award. 


It is (...) his new album will win the award.

Correct answer: It is highly likely that his new album will win the award.

Vocabulary development

Use your whiteboard and draw lines to create a Frayer model. It is a strategy which enchances your vocabulary development and deepen your understanding of new concepts.

Vocabulary list

Hazardous ➜ Dangerous and capable of causing harm 

Tissue ➜ Layer of cells that covers the body  

Magnitude ➜ The size or importance of something

Peril ➜ Danger or risk 

Extensive ➜ Very large or wide-ranging 

Abandon ➜ Stop doing/using something, or to leave 

Stem ➜ To start or develop as the result of something 

Emit ➜ To produce or send out something 

Minuscule ➜ Extremely small

Indicated ➜ Suggested or shown to be the case 

Consistent ➜ Happening or done in the same way over time 

Catalog ➜ Arranged in a systematic way 

Nausea ➜ A feeling of wanting to vomit 

Minimize ➜ Make something as small/unimportant as possible 

Habit ➜ A regular, almost unconscious, way of behaving 

Inconvenient ➜ Not convenient or suitable 

Staggering ➜ Extremely surprising or impressive 

Prolonged ➜ Continuing for a long time 

Epidemic ➜ A sudden and widespread increase of a disease

Publicize ➜ To make something known to the public

Flip recording

Time for the activity: 30-40 minutes

Create a short speech where you motivate the listener to action regarding a danger:

If you wish, use generative AI by copying the following prompt:


Start thinking of a topic that you want your own motivational speech to be about

Exit ticket

No exit ticket (your Flip counts as one)