JOURNAL # 16: What have you been working on for SPEECH 4 since last class?
JOURNAL # 15: After delivering SPEECH 3, compose an honest self-reflection journal analyzing your What You Mean to Me speech. What went well during the speech? What can be improved? Consider delivery, content, organization, and audience reaction in your response.
Watch your 2 dry-runs and take notes on things that are working and places you might recalibrate/rethink before the delivery next time. Convert your notes into a 200 word “self-feedback letter” and post as JOURNAL# 14.
JOURNAL# 13: What are your strengths as we approach the dry run? What are your anxieties? Spend 20-30 mins thinking and writing these ideas down.
JOURNAL# 12: To prepare for our “dry-dry run” next class, spend 20-30 minutes thinking and writing down what form your speech is taking, what ideas seem really good, and where your challenged at present. Remember, for the dry-dry run, our goal is to talk through what you’re intending to do, in about 1-2 minutes (as opposed to actually delivering a version of the speech). We’ll pop into at least 2 different groups next class (if time).
Read chapter 25. JOURNAL# 11: What are the big takeaways from chapter 25? In a full journal entry, help explain the significance of what you found important and what you connected with in the chapter.
JOURNAL # 10: Over the next few days, think about someone you know (and will see a bit this week) who you consider a really good public speaker. This could be a friend, roommate, co-worker, professor, family member, etc. What makes them perform so well in public? Now, observe them speaking—don’t be creepy or weird—just take note of what they are doing to perform well in public. Try to describe this for this journal in terms of body language, eye…