Lesson Plans-Week of 11-13-17

Objective(s):

  • The student will learn to listen and work cooperatively with others in a Group Discussion
  • The student will participate in a classroom panel discussion on current topics
  • The student will begin the study of persuasion, in preparation for their next speech

TEKS:  130.99; C-10-D: i-ix

  • Monday:  Present Group Discussions
  • Tuesday:  Present Group Discussions
  • Wednesday:  Present Group Discussions
  • Thursday:  Class forum on discussion topics
  • Friday:  Begin study of the use of Persuasion

Lesson Plans-Week of 10-23-17

Objective(s):

  • The student will finish historical speeches
  • The student will learn about using written language to communicate ideas
  • The student will learn about the use of persuasion

TEKS:  130.99; 1-B, D, E; 2-A, B; 10-E, i-vii

  • Monday:  Continue “Historical Event” speeches/begin discussion of the importance of effective writing skills
  • Tuesday:  Conclude “Historical Event” speeches/begin discussion of the importance of effective writing skills
  • Wednesday:  Write a 30-second radio commercial advertising a product
  • Thursday:  Read commercials to the class
  • Friday:  Begin discussion of how to write an effective cover letter.

Lesson Plans-Week of 10-9-17

Objective(s):

  • The student will continue to learn about effective listening
  • The student will begin preparation for their 2nd speech presentation-an informative speech on a historically significant event

TEKS:  130.99; 2-E; 10-E, i-vii

  • Monday:  Continue discussion of effective listening/check Friday’s worksheet
  • Tuesday:  Assign Speech #2 on a “Historically Significant Event/Begin topic research
  • Wednesday:  Classwork on speech outlines
  • Thursday: Outline work/notecard preparation
  • Friday: Historical speeches begin.

Lesson Plans-Week of 10-2-17

Objective(s):

  • The student will will learn about confidence and overcoming fear of speaking
  • The student will learn about effective listening

TEKS:  130.99; 2-E; 10-E, viii

  • Monday:  Finish confidence activity/complete worksheet
  • Tuesday:  Test on Speech Organization and Confidence.
  • Wednesday:  Listening activity….President Reagan’s “Tear Down this Wall” speech
  • Thursday: Discuss President Reagan’s speech and what it revealed about their listening habits
  • Friday: Listening worksheet

Lesson Plans-Week of 9-25-17

Objective(s):

  • The student will deliver/and evaluate their informative Hero Speeches
  • The student will will learn about confidence and overcoming fear of speaking

TEKS:  130.99; 2-B, D; 10-E, viii

  • Monday:  Finish Hero speeches and share self-evaluation results.
  • Tuesday:  Begin discussing stage fright and speaker confidence.
  • Wednesday:  Continue stage fright and speaker confidence lesson
  • Thursday: Assign “Story Starter” activity to help build speaker confidence.
  • Friday: Continue the “Story Starter” activity.

Lesson Plans-Week of 9-4-17

Objective(s):

  • The student will study Non-Verbal Communication
  • The student will learn the steps involved in writing an effective speech introduction

TEKS:  130.99; 10-B-vi ; 10-E-iv

  • Monday:  Labor Day Holiday
  • Tuesday:  Analyze NV Communication (with worksheet) by watching silent film “The Kid.”
  • Wednesday:  Continue to analyze NV Communication (with worksheet) by watching silent film “The Kid.”
  • Thursday: Discuss how to write an effective speech introduction
  • Friday: Present practice introductions to the class.

 

Lesson Plans-Week of 8-28-17

Objective(s):

  • The student will study Non-Verbal Communication
  • The student will be tested on the Communication Process and Non-Verbal Communication

TEKS:  130.99; 10-B-ii, vi 

  • Cover Non-Verbal Communication handout.
  • Continue with Non-Verbal Communication handout
  • Classroom NV activity “We Have to Move Now.”
  • Classroom NV activity “Silent Movie”
  • Test on Communication Process and NV Communication

Lesson Plans-Week of 8-21-17

Objective(s):

  • The student will use spoken language to communicate thoughts and ideas to a large group.
  • The student will study and be tested on the Communication Process

TEKS:  130.99; 2-D; 10-B-ii

  • Monday:  Deliver Introduction Speeches
  • Tuesday:  Begin study of the Communication Process/Discuss handout
  • Wednesday:  Complete discussing handout/Do worksheet in class
  • Thursday:  Test on Communication Process
  • Friday:  Begin discussion of Non-verbal Communication

Lesson Plans-Week of 8-14-17

Objective(s):

  • The student will use spoken language to communicate thoughts and ideas to a large group.

TEKS:  130.99; 2-D

  • Monday:  No classes
  • Tuesday:  No classes
  • Wednesday:  No classes
  • Thursday:  Cover class rules and expectations, along with the materials each student will need.  Assign personal introduction speeches.
  • Friday:  Begin personal introduction speeches.