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Public Speaking & Theatre
Speech I 10142X0A
This course is designed as an introduction for students who wish to learn effective communication and forensic speaking skills. This course is for students who are interested in public speaking and public speaking competitions. Special emphasis will be placed on public speaking, reasoning, research, interpretation of literature, reading, writing, and composition. Students will participate in public speaking, interpretation of literature, and debate. Students will participate in a variety of projects. Tournament attendance and participation is required.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Speech II 10152X0A
This course is designed for those students who have mastered the basic skills and have reached an "intermediate" level. This course builds on the skills learned in Speech I. The core focus is on communication and forensic speaking skills. Students will be allowed to explore more thoroughly one of the three major aspects learned in Speech I. Special emphasis is placed on public speaking, reasoning, research, interpretation of literature, reading, writing, and composition. Students will participate in a variety of projects. Tournament attendance and participation is required.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 10142X0A - Speech I
Theatre Arts (Beginning) 53152X0A
(Previously known as Theatre Arts I) This course is an introductory class that promotes learning the essential vocabulary and processes of theatre as well as reading, writing, and researching theatre literature, acting and technical theatre. Students will explore the concepts of self, body, and voice work; and will be introduced to improvisation; acting technique. Students have opportunities for practical application of knowledge by performing an original production for school and community. This course develops creativity and spontaneity in those students wanting to explore theatre. Students are required to audition for the class.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Theatre Arts (Intermediate) 53162X0A
(Previously known as Theatre Arts II) This course expands on the concepts that students were introduced to in Theatre Arts I. Students learn more intermediate skills in acting technique and improvisational skills. Students continue with reading, writing and researching of theatre literature in preparation of the class product; an original production to be performed for school and community. This course develops creativity and spontaneity in those students wanting to continue to explore theatre. Students are required to audition for the class.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12