Public Speaking and Debate for Grade 3-5
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.