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Unit #9 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Activity
Date
Speech
Assignment
Monday, May 1
Wed., May 3
Thursday, May 4
Tuesday, May 2
Friday, May 5
Planning
Listening
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.
Presentation (5-10 min) - Incorporate visual and/or audio into presentation
Create a List of Topic
Specific Vocabulary
Students will read Chapter 15 in their
textbook and answer review questions
Speech +
Outline/Notes
Chapter 15
Review Qs
Research
Monday, May 8
Wed., May 10
Thursday, May 11
Tuesday, May 9
Friday, May 12
Monday, May 15
Wed., May 17
Thursday, May 18
Tuesday, May 16
Friday, May 19
Presentation (5-10 min) - Incorporate visual and/or audio into presentation
Speech +
Outline/Notes
Choosing a Topic
Topic Vocabulary
Sources and
Notes
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 a Minimum 4 Different Types of Sources
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 a Minimum 4 Different Types of Sources
Putting It All Together - Organize, Plan, and Prepare Presentation
Putting It All Together - Practice Presentation
Putting It All Together - Organize, Plan, and Prepare Presentation
Plan - Compile a List of Ideas for Visuals, Audio, and Possible Sources to Investigate
Ideas Chart
Work Day - NO CLASSES
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;
Monday, May 20
Wed., May 24
Thursday, May 25
Tuesday, May 23
Friday, May 26
Monday, May 29
Wed., May 31
Thursday, June 1
Tuesday, May 30
Friday, June 2
Last Day for Students - Early Release
Graduation
STAAR EOC Testing - Algebra 1
STAAR EOC Testing - Biology
Presentation (5-10 min) - Incorporate visual and/or audio into presentation
Speech +
Outline/Notes
Story Board
and Notes
Putting It All Together - Practice Presentation
Putting It All Together - Organize, Plan, and Prepare Presentation
Research - Compile a List of Sources and Notes - Must Have a Minimum 4 Different Types of Sources
Creating Questions that Need to be Answered
Topic Related Questions
Discuss Choosing a Topic
Assign Project and
Explain Expectations
Topic Selection
Topic Web