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Steve Jobs' Commencement Address: Extension Task

teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.9b http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6/9/b
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.1 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/RI/6/1
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/SL/6/2
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.10 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6/10
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.2 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6/2
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.7 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6/7
teaches Common Core State Standards CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.8 http://corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy/W/6/8

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Read excerpts from "The Secret of Success Is Not a Secret: Stories of Famous People Who Persevered", Darcy Andries; “7 Entrepreneurs Whose Perseverance Will Inspire You,” Tom Zeleznock; and/or watch “Famous Failures.” Choose one of the people listed and gather relevant information from several sources. Create a speech from your written report, following the list of characteristics of an effective speaker developed as a class. Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, images, music, sound) and visual displays to enhance the presentation.
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