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Feb 08

[P.3] The Body Speaks (for Those Who Listen)

By Patrick C. Ames | Classroom Updates

Throughout the past five days, every student has been memorizing his or her declamation. The purpose of this work is to provide everyone with the opportunity to empower a speech with their own interpretive flare - their unique voice and expressive understanding. Through this endeavor, students will have a more complete understanding of how their delivery skills and choices impact the meaning of their speech.In preparation, we have also analyzed, contemplated, and discussed several videos and texts:​ "Cinderella's Stepsisters," by Toni Morrison "Art Made of Storms," by Nathalie Miebach "Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are," by Amy Cuddy "How to Spot a Liar," by Pamela Meyer…

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Sep 06

What Does It Mean?!

By Patrick C. Ames | Classroom Updates

Week two is complete. Monday is day ten of the school year; with approximately 45 days in each quarter (and half that time for A-Day/B-Day classes), the first nine-week period is nearly one-tenth of the way complete.Week Two in Review (Semester Class)In class, your children have begun giving mini-impromptu speeches. We are using questions from Garry Poole's "The Complete Book of Questions" in order to generate table topic prompts.…

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