9-12 Speech

9-12 Speech 2020-2021

Mondays, 3:00-4:00

Instructor:  Kathy Zimmerman         zimmermank517@gmail.com

Class Tuition: $300 per year or 10 equal installments of $30

Supply Fee:  $55 per year, due at registration

*NOTE: There is a minimum of 5 students required for this class to progress; maximum is 18.

Course Description: This class will be an interactive class experience, with students completing homework assignments and then practicing new skills in class with coaching from the instructor. Students will work alone and in groups, increasing their speaking and critiquing skills. The fall semester will be spent doing Platform Speaking, ending with a Parent Presentation in January.  The spring semester will focus on Debate, Apologetics, and Impromptu speeches.  Students should be expected to work on assignments at home at least 1-2 hrs each week.

Required Materials:
The Art of Platform Speaking by Michele Hop
Loose-leaf notebook paper with 5 notebook dividers
Pen or pencil