Public Speaking and Debate for Grade 3-5

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Recommended for Grades 3 - 5

Words, like notes, can be sharp or flat. The key to communication is to make each word count in a kind and powerful way. Vocabulary will be increased, and short speeches will be developed and practiced throughout this course.

Grades 3-5 course consists of 3 levels of learning with a focus on the following:

  • Empathy and Human Connection
  • Active Listening
  • Vocabulary and Word Use

The goal of this course is to counter bullying, and escalate kindness; raise awareness of others, and cultivate confidence. These objectives will be achieved through storytelling, prepared speeches, impromptu speaking, leadership responsibilities, feedback, and lessons in body language.

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