Good examples of graduation speeches include Steve Jobs' speech at Stanford University in 2005, J.K. Rowling's commencement speech at Harvard University in 2008, David Foster Wallace's commencement address at Kenyon Coll... More »

In a graduation speech, a principal should offer a welcome to all guests at the ceremony, introduce teachers and administrators to the audience, offer examples of accomplishments by the student body, provide advice for t... More »

When crafting a speech for a 6th grade graduation, students should provide an opening sentence that is humorous, memorable or inspirational. The speech should include a welcome to guests of the graduation, an acknowledge... More »

Examples of persuasive speeches include Winston Churchill's "We Shall Fight on the Beaches" address before Great Britain's House of Commons, Demosthenes's “The Third Philippic” before the Athenian assembly and President ... More »

Some examples of memorial speeches are "The Gettysburg Address" and "A Sister's Eulogy for Steve Jobs." Another memorial speech that talks about the pain of losing a deceased person is Senator Jacob Javits' eulogy for U.... More »

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In a graduation speech, a principal should offer a welcome to all guests at the ceremony, introduce teachers and administrators to the audience, offer examples of accomplishments by the student body, provide advice for t... More »

Some best and memorable speeches include Halle Berry’s acceptance speech during the 2002 Oscars, when she thanked the black actresses who had come before her. Cuba Gooding Jr. also gave a memorable acceptance speech duri... More »