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Unit #9 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Activity
Date
Assignment
Monday, April 23
Wed., April 25
Thursday, April 26
Tuesday, April 24
Friday, April 27
This Class is designed to help students develop communication
skills.  The focus will be on public speaking.  Students will learn

how to speak, listen, and understand the communication process.  
The class will develop and practice skills that will help them

become effective public speakers.  Students will also learn how to
work effectively in groups.
Monday, April 30
Wed., May 2
Thursday, May 3
Tuesday, May 1
Friday, May 4
Monday, May 7
Wed., May 9
Thursday, May 10
Tuesday, May 8
Friday, May 11
Early Release
Objectives
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
PS3  Invention. The student plans speeches. The student is expected to:
    (A)  identify and analyze the audience and occasion as a basis for choosing speech strategies;
    (B)  select and limit topics for speeches considering his/her own interests, timeliness, and the importance of the topic;
    (C)  select and limit purposes for speeches;
    (D)  research topics using primary and secondary sources, including electronic technology; and
PS4  Organization. The student organizes speeches. The student is expected to:
    (A)  apply knowledge of speech form to organize and design speeches;
    (B)  organize speeches effectively for specific topics, purposes, audiences, and occasions;
    (C)  choose logical patterns of organization for bodies of speech;
    (D)  prepare outlines reflecting logical organization;
PS5  Proofs and appeals. The student uses valid proofs and appeals in speeches. The student is expected to:
    (A)  analyze the implications of the audience, occasion, topic, and purpose as a basis for choosing proofs and appeals for speeches;
    (B)  choose logical proofs and appeals that meet standard tests of evidence;
    (C)  use logical, ethical, and emotional proofs and appeals to support and clarify claims in speeches;
    (D)  choose proofs and appeals that enhance a specific topic, purpose, and tone;
    (E)  choose and develop appropriate devices for introductions and conclusions;
    (F)  choose or produce effective visual supports; and
    (G)  analyze and evaluate the proofs and appeals used in oral or written speech models.
PS6  Style. The student develops skills in using oral language in public speeches. The student is expected to:
    (C)  use rhetorical and stylistic devices to achieve clarity, force, and aesthetic effect;
    (D)  use informal, standard, and technical language appropriately;
    (E)  employ previews, transitions, summaries, signposts, and other appropriate rhetorical strategies to enhance clarity; and
PS7  Delivery. The student uses appropriate strategies for rehearsing and presenting speeches. The student is expected to:
    (A)  employ techniques and strategies to reduce communication apprehension, develop self-confidence, and facilitate command of information and ideas;
    (B)  rehearse and employ a variety of delivery strategies;
    (C)  develop verbal, vocal, and physical skills to enhance presentations;
    (D)  use notes, manuscripts, rostrum, visual aids, and/or electronic devices; and
    (E)  interact with audiences appropriately.
CA1  Communication process. The student demonstrates knowledge of various communication processes in professional and social contexts.
    The student is expected to:
    (C)  identify standards for making appropriate communication choices for self, listener, occasion, and task;
    (I)  recognize the importance of gathering and using accurate and complete information as a basis for making communication decisions;
    (J)  identify and analyze ethical and social responsibilities of communicators; and
CA4  Presentations. The student makes and evaluates formal and informal professional presentations. The student is expected to:
    (A)  analyze the audience, occasion, and purpose when designing presentations;
    (B)  determine specific topics and purposes for presentations;
    (C)  research topics using primary and secondary sources, including electronic technology;
    (D)  use effective strategies to organize and outline presentations;
    (E)  use information effectively to support and clarify points in presentations;
    (F)  prepare scripts or notes for presentations;
    (G)  prepare and use visual or auditory aids, including technology, to enhance presentations;
    (H)  use appropriate techniques to manage communication apprehension, build self-confidence, and gain command of the information;
    (I)  use effective verbal and nonverbal strategies in presentations;
    (K)  make individual presentations to inform, persuade, or motivate an audience;
    (L)  participate in question-and-answer sessions following presentations;
Early Release
PowerPoint
Presentation
Writing
Activity
Video
Presentation
Whole Class
Group
Speech
Planning
Listening
Topic
Selection
Interview
Reading
Activity
Graphic
Organizer
Research
Presentation
Presentation (2-3min) - Impromptu Speech - How I spent My Christmas Break
Speech +
Outline/Notes
Students will read Chapter 14 in the Communications
textbook and answer review questions
Students will complete Frayer Model organizers
for 4 select vocabulary terms
Planning Makes All The Difference
Practice, Practice, Practice:
the Importance of Being Prepared
Chapter 14
Review Qs
Vocabulary
Frayer Model
Create a List of Topic Specific Vocabulary
Students will read Chapter 15 in the Communications
textbook and answer review questions
Students will complete Frayer Model
organizers for 4 select vocabulary terms
What Are You Saying
Understanding Vocabulary
Asking the Right Questions
Topic Selection
Topic
Vocabulary
Vocabulary
Frayer Model
Chapter 15
Review Qs
Research Packet
Introduction of Project:
Expectations, Timeline, etc.
Choosing Your Topic
Complete Topic Web
& Thesis Statement
Students will read Chapter 16 in the Communications
textbook and answer review questions
Students will complete Frayer Model
organizers for 4 select vocabulary terms
Vocabulary
Frayer Model
Chapter 16
Review Qs
Topic
Vocabulary
Important
Questions
Answering the Questions
Questions &
Answers
Monday, May 14
Wed., May 16
Thursday, May 17
Tuesday, May 15
Friday, May 18
Monday, May 21
Wed., May 23
Thursday, May 24
Tuesday, May 22
Friday, May 25
Monday, May 28
Wed., May 30
Thursday, May 31
Tuesday, May 29
Friday, June 1
Monday, June 4
Wed., June 6
Thursday, June 7
Tuesday, June 5
Friday, June 8
Presentation (5-10 min) - Incorporate visual and/or audio into presentation
Speech +
Packet
Presentation (5-10 min) - Incorporate visual and/or audio into presentation
Speech +
Packet
Sources and
Notes
Story Board
Research - Compile a List of Sources and Notes - Must Have a Minimum 4 Different Types of Sources
Research - Compile a List of Sources and Notes - Must Have > 4 Different Types of Sources
Research - Compile a List of Sources and Notes - Must Have > 4 Different Types of Sources
Research - Compile a List of Sources and Notes - Must Have a Minimum 4 Different Types of Sources
Conducting Research
Putting It All Together - Practice Presentation
Putting It All Together - Organize, Plan, and Prepare Presentation
Compile a List of Ideas for Visuals,
Audio, & Possible Sources to Investigate
Ideas Chart
Students will read Chapter 17 in the Communications
textbook and answer review questions
Students will complete Frayer Model organizers
for 4 select vocabulary terms
Chapter 17
Review Qs
Vocabulary
Frayer Model
What Do You Need?
Story Board
Putting It All Together - Practice Presentation
Students will complete Frayer Model organizers
for 4 select vocabulary terms
Vocabulary
Frayer Model
Students will read Chapter 18 in the
Communications textbook and answer review
questions
Students will complete Frayer Model organizers
for 4 select vocabulary terms
Chapter 18
Review Qs
Vocabulary
Frayer Model
Verbal Update/Summary of You Plan (2-3 min)
Research - Compile a List of Sources and Notes - Must Have a Minimum 4 Different Types of Sources
Outline and
Notes
Packet Check
Work Day - No Classes
Work Day - No Classes
No School
No School
Graduation
Graduation
Complete Any Unfinished Class Work