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7th Grade Language Arts: Speech Delivery & Evaluation - Chapter Summary
By making their way through the lessons in this language arts chapter, 7th grade students can strengthen their public speaking skills. The clear-cut and engaging video lessons teach students how to effectively use visual aids during speeches, develop a speech's style, prepare for Q&A sessions and evaluate speech delivery. Each lesson includes a transcript and a self-assessment quiz, and your 7th grader can contact instructors about questions they may have about the material. The chapter exam provides students, and you, with a way to check their understanding of speech delivery and evaluation.
Chapter Lessons and Objectives
|The Style of a Speech: Speaker, Audience & Purpose||Students explore the factors that help shape a speech's overall style.|
|Why Delivery Matters in Public Speaking||This lesson focuses on effective delivery of a speech to an audience.|
|Visual Aids in Public Speaking: Importance, Purpose and Audience Considerations||The instructor teaches students the benefits of using visual aids and how to incorporate them into their speeches.|
|Types of Visual Aids Used in Public Speaking||Students discover the variety of low-tech and high-tech visual aids they can use during speeches.|
|Preparing Visual Aids for a Speech: Guidelines & Tips||In this lesson, students learn design, structure and content tips for creating good visual aids.|
|Using Visual Aids During Your Speech: Guidelines & Tips||The instructor explains how to present and discuss visual aids during speeches.|
|Q&A Preparation: Answering the Audience's Questions After a Speech||Students learn to predict and respond to audience questions during Q&A sessions.|
|Evaluating Yourself as a Speaker: Goals & Methods||With this lesson, students discover methods for self-evaluating their public speaking skills.|
|Evaluating Other Public Speakers: Criteria & Guidelines||The instructor provides criteria that students can use to evaluate others' speeches.|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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- 7th Grade Language Arts: Using Source Materials
- 7th Grade Language Arts: Writing
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- 7th Grade Language Arts: Listening
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- 7th Grade Language Arts: Speech Development
- 7th Grade Language Arts: Collaborative Discussion