How to Use This Course
This course requires the student to study various types of speeches and both write and deliver several of his or her own. It is recommended that the student complete the Introduction to Public Speaking class before moving into this class, as it will build on some of the concepts learned. After completing all requirements of this course, it will earn the student 0.5 high school credit.
This is an eighteen-week class designed for students who want to gain more instruction in public speaking and the evaluation of speeches. We will go over various speeches and explore the use of media and advanced listening skills. In this class, students will write and deliver multiple speeches. The goal is for the student to polish their public speaking skills and further develop informed insights as to what makes an effective speech.
Printable lessons along with informative websites and occasional videos.
Week 1: The Introduction Speech
Weeks 2 and 3: Career Exploration
Week 4: Speech to Entertain
Weeks 5 and 6: How to Evaluate Speeches
Weeks 7 and 8: Advanced Listening
Week 9: Exploring Famous Speeches
Week 10: Manuscript Speech
Week 11: Using Technology in a Speech
Week 12: Dealing with Nerves
Weeks 13 and 14: Oral Interpretation
Weeks 15 and 16: Persuasive Speech
Week 17: Toastmasters
Week 18: Farewell Speech
After completing all requirements of this course, it will earn the student 0.5 high school credit.