Weekly Schedule for Public Speaking

Week 1, January 8 - 12, Introduction to course; Intro to Public Speaking

Monday: Review the syllabus and introductions [Homework: Read Ch. 1 ]
Wednesday: Introduction to Public Speaking; Chapter 1 Key terms [Homework: Read Ch. 2]
Friday: Overview of the process of speech making: Chapter 2 Handout [Homework: Read Ch. 3]

Week 2, January 15 - 19, Delivery and Staying Ethical

Monday: Public Speaking Anxiety [Homework: Read Ch. 4]
Wednesday: Ethical Public Speaking; Watch "If a Story Moves you Act on It" [Read Ch. 5; Outline "If a Story Moves you Act on It"]
Friday: Listeners and Speakers

Chapter 2 - 5 PDF

Week 3, January 22 - 26, Is anyone listening?

Monday: No class MLK day!
Wednesday:Explain the Demonstration speech; Finish Unit 1
Friday: Review for Exam 1

Jeopardy Review

Week 4, January 29 - February 2, Demonstration Speeches

Monday: Exam 1 on Chapters 1-5 [Homework: Read Ch. 27 and 28]
Wednesday: Selecting topics; Working in Groups
Friday: Group time

Communicating in Groups: Ch 28 and 29

Week 5, February 5 - 9, Demonstration Speeches

Monday: Group Work; rehersal day!
Wednesday: ***Snow day; class cancelled***
Friday: Demo Speeches [Homework Read Ch 6 - 8]

Week 6,February 12 - 16 , Informative Speeches

Monday: Demo Speeches
Wednesday: Introduce informative speech [Homework: Read Ch 23]; Audience, Topic and purpose, and developing supporting material [Homework: Read Ch 15]
Friday: Developing Intros and Conclusions

Week 7, February 19 - 23 , Non-verbal communication and delivery

Monday: No class
Wednesday: Review for Exam 2
Friday: Review Game

Chapter 6 - 8 PowerPoint Hidden Rules Informative Speeches PP

Informative Speech Info

Howemwork: Watch an informative speech and worksheet AND Read Ch. 12-14

Week 8, February 26 - March 2, Informative speeches

Monday: Discuss topics; Finish PP on Ch 6-8
Wednesday: Review

Friday: Exam 2 on Chapters 27, 28, 6-8, and 15 [Homework: Read Ch. 9 -14 AND outline your speech--bring to class on Monday]

Spring Break! March 5 - 9