Public speaking is cited as one of America’s greatest fears.
Strong public speaking abilities are valued as one of the most important characteristics of any successful student or professional. Developing the ability as a child is one of the best ways to conquer it.
This public speaking class will focus on understanding different styles of speech and presenting to improve public speaking skills. Students will practice gaining confidence and comfort in speaking in front of others through games, activities, and discussions, as well as presenting information about different topics.
|Lesson 1&2: Introduction to Public Speaking||
|Lesson 3&4: Debate||
- Topics including: Are aliens real? Is virtual or in person school better?
|Lesson 5&6: Impromptu||
- Students are given topics on the spot to present
|Lesson 7&8: Persuasive Speaking||
- Students will research a product’s price quality and create a sales speech comparing it to other products
- Final presentation
class on July 4 will be moved to July 8
8 Classes, 4 Weeks