Public Speaking is a performance course. Students will work to improve the communication skills of public speaking and listening A variety of speeches are prepared, presented and critiqued during the semester. Students do self-evaluations and peer evaluations throughout the course. Presentational opportunities include speeches to inform, persuade, and entertain. One presentation that each student gives several times is called "Opening the class." A different student opens the class every day. Extemporaneous and impromptu presentational styles delivery are emphasized. Students will have an opportunity to pre-present to peers and interested parties. The primary purpose of the course is to give students an opportunity to make a variety of presentations in the public realm and improve their presentational and listening skills.
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Table of Contents:
Teaching Project Presentation
Oral Interpretation: Learning Condition
Researched, Informative Presentation
Persuasive Presentation (Issues)
These instructional support materials (available in print or eBook versions), regularly updated, cover the complete course (at regular, honors, AP and IB levels), whether it be semester, year or 2-year (IB) with daily support for all aspects of instruction. The Teacher’s Edition includes a syllabus; correlation to standards; daily pacing guide; detailed daily lesson plans; teacher edition of student activity book or lab manual with answers; class notes in PDF (for use as color overheads) and/or editable PowerPoint's (for use with light projector or smartboard); and complete editable assessments. Classroom sets include 25 printed student books and Teacher Edition with DVD. Samples are available for each course (including complete short-term limited screen view versions in eBook format upon request). After purchase of the Teacher Edition in any of the various editions, student activity books or lab manuals are available for individual purchase. Although the online eBook version is screen view only, other versions are available that allow printing student material. Click here for details.