1/17/2017-1/23/2017: Students took a personal inventory in which \they identified strengths, weaknesses, and character traits in preparation for a job interview. Students then interviewed with peers and culminated with one on one Instructor Interviews.
1/24 through 1/31.
Students began group work on Ch 1 and Ch 5.
Task: Read, analyze, evaluate, and disseminate an assigned portion of a chapter. Create supporting visual. Present.
Fundamentals Test: A Day: 2/7/17
B Day: 2/8/17
Students have been getting to know each other using a variety of community building activities & examining some of the fundamentals of communication.
Around The World (Names)
Soft Skills Article (Analysis & Evaluation)
Concentric Circles (Connecting/Community Building)
Bucket Lists (Introspection/Intrapersonal, Interpersonal Communication)
Problem/Solution (Analysis/Collaboration/Presentation of Issues in Communication)
Students will need to be thinking about things they can DEMONSTRATE in class.
This is a 4-7 minute "HOW TO" speech.
It takes us step by step through the process of a technique, hobby, skill, etc.
It must be completed within 4-7 minutes.
Topics will be chosen and materials lists created on Nov. 28th & 29th.
Materials Lists must be signed and returned by Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.
Notecards will be created Nov. 30 & Dec 1.
"Practice" Dec. 2nd & Dec. 5th.
SPEECHES BEGIN: DEC. 6th
SPEECHES CONCLUDE: DEC 13
Because this is a tight deadline, points will be deducted for failure to meet deadlines.
1. Analyze changes in speaking formats between Informative And Persuasive Speeches (Aristotle's Motivated Sequence).
2. Analyze and Apply new format in written form. (Grp: Imp. of Smiling)
3. Choose Persuasive Topic and Conduct Research.
4. Observe changes in speaking techniques needed for Persuasive Speaking and Apply. (Damon Speech Contest)
5. Apply Persuasive Techniques (Grp: Imp. of Smiling).
6. Outline and Create Notecards
7. Practice/Peer Review
8. Present Persuasive Speeches.
Students have been organizing, drafting, and creating their speech in Google docs.
We practiced with 4 peers, but could certainly stand a few more. So, parents, ask your kid to hear their speech.
This Friday, 10/14, we will begin presenting the speeches to the whole class.
Good luck, people! You got this! :)
This week we will research our Informative Topic.
Create an Outline, organizing our Research.
And begin the Rough Drafting Process.
Informative Speeches begin on 10/14.
Please be aware of your time line, and if you miss class, continue at home in order not to get behind.
Oral Comm classes have been learning all about Informative Speeches.
We have worked on Topic Selection (Social Issue or Social Activist) to help raise awareness of "people who made a difference."
We have identified elements and format for our Informative Speech.
We have presented a short Group Informative Speech.
We have applied computer skills learned from our Librarians related to Databases, Effective Researching, and setting up Google Slides for notes and presentation purposes.
Next week we will focus on Researching, Outlining, and Rough Drafting our topics.
This week we will be working on:
Informative Speech Format
Group Writing of an Informative Speech
Group Delivery of Informative Speech.
BE THINKING ABOUT WHAT SOCIAL ISSUE OR SOCIAL ACTIVIST YOU WANT TO DO YOUR INFORMATIVE SPEECH ON. :)
This week we will be working in class on descriptive language and delivery.