M/J Speech and Debate 2   (#1007010)

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Course Standards

General Course Information and Notes

Version Description

The purpose of this course is to develop grade 7 students' awareness, understanding, and application of language arts as it applies to oral communication concepts and strategies in a variety of given settings.

General Notes

The content should include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • learning and practicing a variety of speech formats 
  • learning and demonstrating appropriate formal and informal public speaking techniques for audience, purpose, and occasion
    • eye contact and body movements
    • voice register and choices of language
    • use of standard English 
  • using research and writing skills to support selected topics and points of view
    • across a range of disciplines
    • using a range of sources, including digital
  • collaboration amongst peers, especially during the drafting and practicing stages 

Special Notes:

English Language Development ELD Standards Special Notes Section:

Teachers are required to provide listening, speaking, reading and writing instruction that allows English language learners (ELL) to communicate information, ideas and concepts for academic success in the content area of Language Arts. For the given level of English language proficiency and with visual, graphic, or interactive support, students will interact with grade level words, expressions, sentences and discourse to process or produce language necessary for academic success. The ELD standard should specify a relevant content area concept or topic of study chosen by curriculum developers and teachers which maximizes an ELL’s need for communication and social skills. To access an ELL supporting document which delineates performance definitions and descriptors, please click on the following link: https://cpalmsmediaprod.blob.core.windows.net/uploads/docs/standards/eld/la.pdf.

General Information

Course Number: 1007010
Abbreviated Title: M/J SPEECH-DEBATE 2
Course Length: Year (Y)
Course Type: Elective Course
Course Level: 2
Course Status: Course Approved
Grade Level(s): 6,7,8

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