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Ch 24: PARCC ELA - Grade 9: Designing & Using Visual Aids for Speeches

About This Chapter

The lessons in this chapter will help you study up on the role of visual aids in presentations and speeches, so you can accurately answer relevant questions on the PARCC ELA - Grade 9 exam.

PARCC ELA - Grade 9: Designing & Using Visual Aids for Speeches - Chapter Summary

We understand the impact that visual aids have on the learning process, which is why our instructors include a video with each of the lessons in this chapter. Visual aids are also an effective tool for keeping an audience engaged in a speech or presentation, and in this chapter you can explore the ways to do so before you take the PARCC ELA - Grade 9 exam. Specifically, you'll examine:

  • Visuals' role in communication
  • Textual vs. visual graphics for presenting data
  • Ideal visual aids for business-related presentations
  • Pros and cons of using technology for presentations
  • Developing the tone of a PowerPoint presentation
  • Types of slides
  • Pointers for using handouts

As mentioned above, our instructors have put together engaging videos to help illustrate the material covered in each lesson. The lessons have been specially developed to review information about visual aids that you are likely to come across on the exam. As you make your way through the chapter, take self-assessment quizzes to apply what you've learned.

7 Lessons in Chapter 24: PARCC ELA - Grade 9: Designing & Using Visual Aids for Speeches
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
The Role of Visuals in Communication

1. The Role of Visuals in Communication

Visuals used in business communication can help with message development. This lesson will explain how the use of visuals can increase understanding, development, communication, and the retainment of a message.

Using Visuals to Present Data: Textual Graphics vs. Visual Graphics

2. Using Visuals to Present Data: Textual Graphics vs. Visual Graphics

Textual and visual graphics can aid in visually presenting data to a business audience. You must first identify the type of data you will be presenting and then decide whether it is details, patterns or relationships being communicated.

Types of Visual Aids for Business Presentations

3. Types of Visual Aids for Business Presentations

Visuals aids in business help create memorable key points, evaluate data, and understand complex relationships. There are many different types of visual aids that can be used in business presentations.

Using Technology to Deliver a Presentation: Pros, Cons & Strategies

4. Using Technology to Deliver a Presentation: Pros, Cons & Strategies

In today's wired world, there are many different technology strategies companies can use to deliver a message effectively, from simple slide presentations to live videos. This lesson covers the basics of several popular technologies and addresses the pros and cons of each.

How to Set the Tone for Your PowerPoint Presentation

5. How to Set the Tone for Your PowerPoint Presentation

The tone of a speech has a lot to do with how the audience feels when you speak. In this lesson, we will discuss best practices when creating your slides and setting the tone for your presentation.

Types of Slides: Structured & Free-Form

6. Types of Slides: Structured & Free-Form

Visual aids help an audience retain, understand and enjoy a business presentation. Two types of specific slides that can be selected to help communicate a message include structured and free-form.

Tips for Using Effective Handouts in a Presentation

7. Tips for Using Effective Handouts in a Presentation

Audience members expect to be educated, informed or persuaded during a presentation. Handouts aid in the recall of the information presented. There are specific tips for using effective handouts.

Chapter Practice Exam
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