The focus of this class is to practice and strengthen memorization skills and oral recitation through the use of poetry, original speeches, dramatic interpretation, and classic speeches. Etiquette such as introductions and conversation starters will be incorporated through skits, and group communication games. The final class for each unit will be student presentations. Class materials will be provided.
Frequency: Once per Week
Class Duration: Year Long
Class materials will be provided.
(can be shared with other classes) 3 ring binder, binder paper, pencils
Private Funds Accepted? Yes
Charter Funds Accepted? Yes
Inspire Charter School: Yes
South Sutter: Yes
Communication Tools supports home educated parents and students in providing a quality education, offering instruction and tutoring for all grade levels, K-12. Communication Tools specializes in providing instruction, training and opportunities for oral communication and creative expression in all subject areas and is dedicated to helping students develop their thinking and communication skills through practical applications in academic, creative and athletic pursuits.
Communication Tools believes performance and competition are great tools for helping students achieve their best potential. Our courses use a variety of strategies to attain outcomes including fun class competitions, audio and video podcasts, community speech competitions and athletic and team building activities.
Classes are available in the greater Sacramento and Foothill area. Communication Tools is currently a vendor for South Sutter, Horizon, Visions, Summit and Forest Charter Schools. Inspire Charter School pending.
Communication Tools for Youth programs were started by Elise Pope and Anne Weiland who both have Bachelor of Science Degrees, have home educated for 25 years, and have been coaching athletics and speech and debate for 15 years.