Communication Skills Teacher Resources
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Effective Communication for Successful Careers
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.
8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
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.
6th - 10th English Language Arts
Communication, Day 1: Non-Verbal Communication
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.
9th - 12th Special Education & Programs
Communication, Day 2: Assertiveness
Having social skills and being able to assert yourself in a positive way is so important. Students with mild to moderate disabilities engage in a series of activities to practice assertive communication and social skills. Perfect for a secondary special education class learning how to be socially appropriate in a safe way.
9th - 12th Special Education & Programs
One -to-One Communication
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 activity introduces learners to communication types, skills, and functions.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Does your class need to talk about communication skills? Then use this presentation to go through the key components of communication. It's not all about talking, but also about listening. Of course, there is room for expanded discussions with the class by using what's here in the presentation as a jumping-off point.
6th - 12th Health
BBC Learning English, Listening Comprehension
In 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.
Higher Ed English Language Arts
What Famous Landmarks Have You Visited?
Responding to blog posts can increase written communication skills, critical thinking skills, and the use of social media as a means for discussion. Kids will compose a blog post in response to the provided article related to famous landmarks, particularly the Hollywood sign.
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Ag Communications - One to One Communication
Explore the many aspects of communication and conversation. There are definitions and examples given to identify, explain, and understand the terminology of non-verbal communication. Helping the class become aware of the skills involved in communication may help them be better communicators.
7th - 12th Health
Verbal Versus Nonverbal Communication
Young scholars create a multimedia presentation. They will complete a verbal versus non-verbal communication chart to create a multimedia presentation which will include the different types of communication strategies. Then answer a writing prompt where they describe the three things they think are most important to remember when using verbal and nonverbal communication.
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Communication Skills: Special Education
Get to talking with your special needs class. In pairs, they take turns telling each other where to go on a schematic map. They work to ask questions, answer questions, and check if their partner understands their directions, or if he needs clarification.
9th - 12th Health
Fred Learns to Make Good Observations
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.
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Proving the Purpose of Punctuation
Explore the importance of correct verbal and written communication in the real world. Middle schoolers brainstorm what their world would be like without punctuation, listen to and read excerpts without punctuation, and record and present possible solutions.
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Sexually Transmitted Diseases - Day 5: Communication
How does one have a discussion with a partner about a sexually transmitted disease? This is probably not a conversation that happens to be in everyone's repertoire. This lesson presents some role-playing scenarios that your class can participate in, as well as have the opportunity to create their own.
9th - 10th Health
"Meet and Greet"
Learners demonstrate communication skills in speaking and listening by introducing another student to the class. Working in pairs, classmates interview each other. During the 10-minute sessions, they listen, take notes on an index card, and then change places and reverse the process.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
An Ancient Revolution: The Written Word
Students explore the impact of written communication. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students investigate communication from ancient Sumer and discuss its relevance today. Students watch a multimedia presentation about cuneiform and then create their own pictorial writing system.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Artist As Entrepreneur: You Say Tomato, I See Tomato
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.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts