Mrs. Sandy Jones

Mrs. Sandy Jones

sjones@amherst.k12.va.us

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 Speech

 
 
Course Description:
1.       Introduction to and practice in delivering the following types of speeches:
·         Informative
·         Persuasive
·         Demonstration
·         After-dinner
2.       Introduction to practice and debate.
Course Objectives:
·         Understand:
o   The importance of communication in society
o   The importance of self-concept in communication
o   That messages that be verbal, non-verbal, vocal, or a combination
o   How to use note cards to record and arrange information
·         Identify ways to improve verbal messages
·         Identify and implement five steps in preparing a speech
·         Identify and describe the three main parts of speech
·         Use oral and written methods to evaluate the speeches of others
Special Projects:
·         Selection and introduction of guest speakers
·         Video presentations
·         Weekly speeches
Materials (Every Day):
·         Textbook
·         Index cards
·         Notebook
·         Pen or pencil
Grading:
50%     Speeches, Group Presentations, Projects
20%     Nine Weeks Assessment
20%     Quizzes and Daily Grades
10%     Homework
 
Planning Period:       Sixth Period

Monday, April 7- Class will finish pot luck speeches.

Tuesday, April 8 - Class will work on social conversations. 

Wednesday, April 9 -  Class will present skits related to making polite conversation.

Thursday, April 10 -  Class will present  holiday speeches.

Friday, April 11 - Class will finish presenting holiday speeches.