6th-8th: Speech

Teacher Info:

Teacher Name: Tiffany Evans
Teacher Email: evans_bride@yahoo.com

Monthly Cost, Fees and Deposit

Tuition: $160.00 per year, payable in monthly installments of $20.00
Supply/Materials Fee: $25.00 (due at registration)
Deposit: $20.00 (due at registration)

Class Details

Class Time: 1st hour
Grades: 6th-8th
Minimum Class Size: 8
Maximum Class Size: 12
Midterm Enrollment: Yes
Prerequisite: None
Estimated Homework Hours: 30 min-1 hour every two weeks.
Required Materials or Books: 
"Speech Class For Teens" will be ordered by Tiffany Evans.

Class Description

The “Speech Class for Teens” workbook will be used in every class. Based on Toastmasters International, this class teaches public speaking and leadership skills. Students will work on becoming more confident speakers, communicators and leaders in a safe, supportive environment.

Students will learn valuable skills including:

  • Evaluating their own speaking ability
  • Preparing and giving speeches
  • Giving impromptu talks
  • Controlling their voice, vocabulary and gestures
  • Giving constructive feedback to peers

Students will present these ten basic speeches:

  1. The Ice Breaker
  2. Organize Your Speech
  3. Get to the Point
  4. How to Say It
  5. Your Body Speaks
  6. Vocal Variety
  7. Research Your Topic
  8. Get Comfortable with Visual Aids
  9. Persuade With Power
  10. Inspire Your Audience

Students will have homework every other week which consists of writing a short speech on a given topic.

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