About This Chapter
Below is a sample breakdown of the Speech Delivery chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.
|Day||Topics||Key Terms and Concepts Covered|
|Monday||Speech delivery types||Impromptu speeches, extemporaneous speeches, manuscript speeches and memorized speeches|
|Tuesday||Verbal communication||Fluency, speech pace and volume, pronunciation, articulation and dialect|
|Wednesday||Nonverbal communication||Eye contact, facial expressions, posture, gestures|
|Thursday||Speech rehearsal||Pre-rehearsal, steps in the rehearsal process, suggestions for critiquing delivery|
|Friday||Q&A preparation||Strategies for predicting audience questions and formulating answers, sample positive responses|
1. Four Types of Speech Delivery: Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Manuscript & Memorized
There are four ways in which a speaker can deliver his or her information. Once can speak from his head, commit every word to memory, read from a script or use a blended approach.
2. Using Vocal Qualities to Convey Meaning in Public Speaking
To keep your audience engaged, it is important to consider vocal qualities like volume, pace and pitch. These qualities are what keep your speech not only interesting but also engaging. Learn about vocal qualities in this lesson.
3. Considering Pronunciation, Articulation, and Dialect in Public Speaking
The speaker's culture and habits often have much to do with the vocal traits of a speech. Thus, punctuation, articulation and dialect are three very personal aspects of speech delivery.
4. The Role of Nonverbal Communication During Speech Delivery
When delivering a speech, your body movements tell almost as much about your message as your actual speech. Eye contact, body orientation, posture, facial expressions and gestures play into how your audience perceives your message.
5. Nonverbal Communication Lesson Plan
Students are communicating all the time, whether they know it or not. Teach them about the all-important non-verbal communication with this video-based lesson plan. Active participation and application make this lesson stick.
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.
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Other chapters within the Public Speaking Syllabus Resource & Lesson Plans course
- Introduction to Public Speaking Lesson Plans
- Analyzing The Audience Lesson Plans
- Listening and Feedback Lesson Plans
- Topic, Purpose, and Thesis of a Speech Lesson Plans
- Researching the Speech Lesson Plans
- Organizing The Speech Lesson Plans
- Outlining The Speech Lesson Plans
- Language and Style Lesson Plans
- Using Visual Supports Lesson Plans
- Types of Speeches Lesson Plans
- Reasoning and Rhetorical Proof Lesson Plans
- Speech Evaluation Lesson Plans
- Preparing For an Impromptu Speech Lesson Plans