Ch 9: Speech Delivery Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Speech Delivery chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach rehearsal strategies and effective speech delivery techniques in your classroom. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

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

6 Lessons in Chapter 9: Speech Delivery Lesson Plans
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Four Types of Speech Delivery: Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Manuscript & Memorized

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.

Using Vocal Qualities to Convey Meaning in Public Speaking

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.

Considering Pronunciation, Articulation, and Dialect in Public Speaking

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.

The Role of Nonverbal Communication During 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.

Nonverbal Communication Lesson Plan

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.

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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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