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Have your secondary special education class learn and practice effective communication skills. Both verbal and non-verbal communication is discussed and practiced. They communicate using body language, build listening skills, and discuss socially appropriate communication. This lesson may not be appropriate for completely non verbal or autistic learners, it does involve strong eye contact and physical touch. Still, a great lesson.
Students learn when to speak or when to be quiet.  In this communication skill lesson, students read a story that points out good communication skills. Students complete a KWL about making good observations.  Students role play making good decisions about when to speak and when not to.  Students answer critical thinking questions.
Having good written communication skills is a must in today's workplace. Foster these skills by engaging learners is a discussion on how good writing skills can improve communication in the workplace. Have them write a project proposal for a formal or business audience. After they have written their papers they'll swap them with a peer for review.
Sixth graders solve math problems using database operations, word processing, desktop publishing, and spreadsheet formatting. They demonstrate an understanding of communication skills, math, and computer skills using information on South America.
Communication is how we make exchanges, plan, and obtain what we want or need. Foster business communication skills used in the work of agriculture. Intended for an agribusiness class, the lesson introduces learners to communication types, skills, and functions. 
Many developmentally disabled students struggle with accurately conveying messages and interpreting those of others around them, especially when they are non-verbal. This lesson contains fun activities and exercises, such as talking with their hands and reacting scenes, as well as great instructional support to practice these skills. Learners review body language and paraphrasing as tools for improving communication.
Students build an appreciation for the art of storytelling. They also recognize that a well-crafted story has certain qualities involved in its telling. Students tell stories in order to increase oral communication skills.
Pupils are introduced to non-verbal and signals as a way to communicate. Individually, they create a flag to use in their classroom as a way to communicate with the classmates without using words. They also read a primary source document and write a journal entry to represent the author's model.
Students explore communication skills by completing a worksheet in class. In this journalism lesson, students read the story "Dennis Learns about Responsible Reporting Vs. Tattling." Students write a review about the story and complete a KWL chart regarding journalism techniques.
Compare past and present forms of written communication with a fable to guide your pupils in discovering the benefits of various forms of written communication.
Students identify the qualities that contribute to effective verbal and non-verbal communication. They use those qualities as criteria by which to judge an in-class political debate on education.
Students discuss and define communication and identify different ways of communicating with people. Students then practice team building and non-verbal communication skills as they work silently in small teams to put puzzles together.
For this specific listening comprehension worksheet, students listen to an audio file and then choose the best answer to 15 corresponding multiple choice questions. Students then respond to four questions about non-verbal communication in their own culture.
Students compare phone negotiations with in person negotiations to identify the non-verbal communication that is produced in face-to-face meetings. They practice forms of non-verbal communication by reciting the alphabet and showing a particular emotion through non-verbal cues.
Third graders, in groups, practice outdoors with communication skills, leadership, trust, respect and creativity.
Young scholars learn how cats communicate with humans. In this non verbal communication lesson, students learn how cats communicate with humans. Young scholars discuss how they communicate their thoughts and feelings and the differences between verbal and non verbal communication. Students explore how cats use non verbal communication and complete a worksheet on what they've learned.
Students in this workshop strive to be reflective listeners as Master Teachers. They focus on communication skills necessary to deal with common family problems and community problems.
High schoolers develop communication skills, higher level thinking skills, and problem-solving skills while exploring computer-simulated hair design.
Students record themselves saying basic biographical facts about themselves: : what their names are, where they live, how old they are, what languages they speak, and what activities they like to do. They practice their presentational communication skills. Students record their voices in technology class, where they also create a slideshow using pictures of their choice.
Third graders explore transportation and written communication prior to the Renaissance.

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