Ch 17: 6th Grade Language Arts: Speech Delivery & Evaluation

About This Chapter

The short and engaging video lessons in this chapter on speech delivery and evaluation will have your 6th grader ready to give effective speeches. The lesson quizzes and chapter exam are available to assess comprehension.

Speech Delivery & Evaluation - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter have been designed to make learning about speech delivery and evaluation fun for 6th graders. Our instructors take students through speech style and discuss the role of visual aids in public speaking. Your middle schoolers also examine ways to evaluate the speeches of others as well as their own. Each video comes with a transcript, and the multiple-choice quizzes offer insight into students' grasp of the material.

Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
The Style of a Speech: Speaker, Audience & Purpose Understand how speaker, audience and purpose should influence the style of a speech.
Why Delivery Matters in Public Speaking Explain the role and significance of delivery in public speaking.
Visual Aids in Public Speaking: Importance, Purpose, and Audience Considerations State the importance of visual aids and what to consider when developing them.
Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking Compare and contrast different types of visual aids.
Preparing Visual Aids for a Speech: Guidelines & Tips Learn how to prepare visual aids.
Using Visual Aids During Your Speech: Guidelines & Tips Utilize visual aids effectively and appropriately.
Q&A Preparation: Answering the Audience's Questions After a Speech Prepare for responding to audience questions.
Evaluating Yourself as a Speaker: Goals & Methods Learn how to honestly evaluate your own skills in public speaking.
Evaluating Other Public Speakers: Criteria & Guidelines Learn some criteria to use to evaluate other speakers in order to improve your own public speaking skills.

7 Lessons in Chapter 17: 6th Grade Language Arts: Speech Delivery & Evaluation
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Style of a Speech: Speaker, Audience & Purpose

1. The Style of a Speech: Speaker, Audience & Purpose

When writing a speech, a writer should consider the speaker, audience and purpose of the speech. Each factor influences the overall style of the speech.

Visual Aids in Public Speaking: Importance, Purpose, and Audience Considerations

2. Visual Aids in Public Speaking: Importance, Purpose, and Audience Considerations

Giving a speech can be nerve-wracking, and it might seem easy to just skip the visual aids. In this lesson, we'll discuss why that's a bad idea, why visual aids are important, and what elements make a great visual aid.

Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking

3. Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking

Many people understand that visual aids can be helpful in public speaking. But what types of visual aids should a person choose? Watch this lesson for information on the types of visual aids and how to choose the best one.

Preparing Visual Aids for a Speech: Guidelines & Tips

4. Preparing Visual Aids for a Speech: Guidelines & Tips

Visual aids can help make your speech engaging and memorable. But, how do you prepare your visual aids for maximum impact? Watch this lesson to find out how to design and structure effective visual aids for your presentation.

Using Visual Aids During Your Speech: Guidelines & Tips

5. Using Visual Aids During Your Speech: Guidelines & Tips

Visual aids can help your speech or presentation be even more successful. There are some important considerations when planning to use visuals. Watch this lesson to find out what to do before and during your speech to make your visuals effective.

Q&A Preparation: Answering the Audience's Questions After a Speech

6. Q&A Preparation: Answering the Audience's Questions After a Speech

When the audience asks a question, the speaker must be sure that he/she can properly respond with an answer that is correct and that satisfies the inquisitor. There are a few ways the speaker can formulate an answer and deliver it with confidence.

Evaluating Yourself as a Speaker: Goals & Methods

7. Evaluating Yourself as a Speaker: Goals & Methods

The last word of a speech does not completely end it for the speaker. A speaker must take time to evaluate a speech to determine whether the expected goals were accomplished. This lesson will explore several methods to evaluate yourself as a speaker.

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