Course Number: 118: G Block 118g
Semester; 5 Units
UC/CSU Approved: College Preparatory Elective “G” Requirement. Satisfies OLP Speech Graduation Requirement. Most students complete this course by the end of 10th grade.
Speech and Debate is a one-semester required public speaking course for OLP students. This course is specifically designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop essential intrapersonal and interpersonal communication skills that will be of lifelong value to them in a variety of settings. Furthermore, this course promotes growth in areas including: reading comprehension, analysis, critical thinking, interpretation, research skills, the writing process, and most importantly, presentation skills. This course also integrates the use of technology, allowing students to strengthen their 21st century learning skills. Components of contest speaking are included in the course.
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