OH.10. Communications: Oral and Visual: Students learn to communicate effectively through exposure to good models and opportunities for practice. By speaking, listening and providing and interpreting visual images, they learn to apply their communication skills in increasingly sophisticated ways. Students learn to deliver presentations that effectively convey information and persuade or entertain audiences. Proficient speakers control language and deliberately choose vocabulary to clarify points and adjust presentations according to audience and purpose.
10.10. Grade Level Indicator: Speaking Applications: Deliver persuasive presentations that: establish a clear position; include relevant evidence to support a position and to address counter-arguments.
10.6. Grade Level Indicator: Speaking Skills and Strategies: Adjust volume, phrasing, enunciation, voice modulation and inflection to stress important ideas and impact audience response.
10.7. Grade Level Indicator: Speaking Skills and Strategies: Vary language choices as appropriate to the context of the speech.
10.8. Grade Level Indicator: Speaking Applications: Deliver informational presentations (e.g., expository, research) that: demonstrate an understanding of the topic and present events or ideas in a logical sequence; support the controlling idea or thesis with well-chosen and relevant facts, details, examples, quotations, statistics, stories and anecdotes; include an effective introduction and conclusion and use a consistent organizational structure (e.g., cause-effect, compare-contrast, problem-solution); use appropriate visual materials (e.g., diagrams, charts, illustrations) and available technology; and draw from multiple sources and identify sources used.
10.9. Grade Level Indicator: Speaking Applications: Deliver formal and informal descriptive presentations that convey relevant information and descriptive details.
10.C. Vary language choice and use effective presentation techniques, including voice modulation and enunciation.
10.D. Select an organizational structure appropriate to the topic, audience, setting and purpose.
10.F. Give presentations using a variety of delivery methods, visual materials and technology.
OH.9. Research: Students define and investigate self-selected or assigned issues, topics and problems. They locate, select and make use of relevant information from a variety of media, reference and technological sources. Students use an appropriate form to communicate their findings.
9.8. Grade Level Indicator: Use a variety of communication techniques, including oral, visual, written or multimedia reports, to present information that supports a clear position with organized and relevant evidence about the topic or research question.