Course #12156 (CM) , 10156 (CP)

    Half Year

    ½ Credit

    Comprehensive/College Preparatory

    Available to Grades 11-12



    This course provides the student with a better understanding of the communication process. Students explore verbal and non-verbal communication, communication models, and the mechanics of speaking. Students have the opportunity to improve their individual speaking skills through presentation of oral readings and informal and formal speeches. Group speech activities also provide opportunities for the class to hone their speaking techniques while encouraging cooperation and collaboration.  Students may also be given the opportunity to participate in speech competitions outside of school. *Seniors will take this call at the CP Level.


    Prerequisite:  English 9 and 10