The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly
timed pause. ~Mark Twain
In Sixth Grade English we discuss basic skills for public speaking: Composure, Effective/Appropriate Audience interaction, Body Language/Eye Contact, Efficient use of notecards
We discuss how to create and deliver an effective speech and study famous speeches and monologues. Practice includes Readers' Theatre, Poetry Recitation, Speech and Debate activities.