This course develops effective speaking skills in a wide variety of formats including persuasion, expository speaking, oral interpretation, debate, and impromptu formats. Students write, deliver, and critique several speeches throughout the year. This performance-based course builds self-confidence as well as research, group discussion, and critical thinking skills, which are essential for today’s fast-paced, competitive society.
Course # 11210
Course Term: Yearlong
Grade Levels: 9-12
Graduation Credit: General electives