Well Spoken: Teaching Speaking to All Students
160 pages • 6 x 9
Discover the art of teaching speaking in any classroom Teachers will find thoughtful and engaging strategies for integrating speaking skills throughout the curriculum. The book stresses the essential elements of all effective oral communication, including: Building a Speech: Audience, Content, Organization, Visual Aids, and Appearance; Performing a Speech: Poise, Voice, Life, Eye Contact, Gestures, and Speed; and Evaluating a Speech: Creating Effective Rubrics, Guiding Students to Excellence. The book offers practical steps and lesson ideas for successfully teaching speaking in a variety of situations—from classroom discussions to formal presentations—and includes a set of tools for students—from how to grab the audience's attention to how to use body language and cadence for the best effect.
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