Public Speaking and Debate for Grade 6 - 8

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Middle School

Recommended for Grades 6 - 8

Timing is everything, as they say. It’s true in communication as well. Giving measured feedback to others will be a focus of this course. Students will learn to bridge words with tempo, and keep time with their own messages.

Grades 6-8 course consists of 3 levels of learning with a focus on the following:

  • Vocal inflection and body language
  • Expressing personal views effectively
  • Storytelling and connection

The goal of this course is to empower a greater sense of self, and identify personal traits; discover inspiration and influence of others. These objectives will be achieved through family history research, storytelling, prepared speeches, impromptu speaking, leadership responsibilities, feedback, and lessons in emotional words, expression, and body language.

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