The student will listen, draw conclusions, and share responses in subject-related group learning activities. a) Participate in and contribute to discussions across content areas. b) Organize information to present in reports of group activities. c) Summarize information gathered in group activities. d) Communicate new ideas to others. e) Demonstrate the ability to collaborate with diverse teams. f) Demonstrate the ability to work independently.
The student will use effective verbal and nonverbal communication skills to deliver planned oral presentations. a) Maintain eye contact with listeners. b) Use gestures to support, accentuate, and dramatize verbal message. c) Use facial expressions to support and dramatize verbal message. d) Use posture appropriate for communication setting. e) Determine appropriate content for audience. f) Organize content sequentially around major ideas. g) Summarize main points as they relate to main idea or supporting details. h) Incorporate visual media to support the presentation. i) Use language and style appropriate to the audience, topic, and purpose.
The student will learn how media messages are constructed and for what purposes. a) Differentiate between auditory, visual, and written media messages. b) Identify the characteristics and effectiveness of a variety of media messages.