Author

Kelli Klein

Publication Date

1-1-1999

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Kinder, Diane

Degree Name

B.S.Ed. (Bachelor of Science in Education)

Department

Department of Special and Early Education

Abstract

The purpose of this thesis is to organize and define a functional sixth grade speech curriculum. This curriculum includes working units for the informative, demonstrative, and persuasive types of speech. Organized packets for students to complete are included with each unit. These three speech types are also major writing focus areas in sixth grade written expression curriculum, and so this speech curriculum is reinforcing of the sixth grade languagearts standards for the state of Illinois. These units were developed and implemented during the author's volunteer and student teaching experiences in sixth grade classrooms over the course of two semesters. Adaptations such as: extended time lengths, word banks, organizational assistance, and direct instruction teaching methods were also applied to increase the success rate of students with special needs.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

85 unnumbered pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

Rights Statement

In Copyright

Rights Statement 2

NIU theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from Huskie Commons for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without the written permission of the authors.

Media Type

Text

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