1. Topic-
How to Communicate Effectively
2. Content-
Communication is Like a Muscle.
You're Overrating Your Communication Skills.
Good Communication Can Compensate Bad Communication.
Talk to the Point.
Be Clear.
Be yourself.
Listen Instead of Assuming.
Don't Argue for the Sake of Arguing.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
Define the five social zones:Family,friends,school,
work, romance.

Identify a few people in your life who fit into these zones.
4. Objectives-
1.Identfiy the people in each of your own social zones as well as how to communicate appropriately with each.
2.Understand and refine your communication style by practicing nonverbal cues, tone of voice, and active listening.
3.Practice strategies and techniques for maintaining emotional balance.
4. Define and recognize important social values for friendships and other relationships.
5. Materials and Aids-
Five zone survey.
Optical Illusion handout.
Marker board paper pad.
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

Hello Ladies, I am Lloyd J. Nelms III and i have been contracted by LCD to teach you a few basic skills on communication. Now i know we all know how to communicate. But do we all know how to communicate effectively? In this class we will learn how to communicate effectively

B. Development-

1.Five social zones
2.Nonverbal expression
3.Active listening
4.Barriers to communication

C. Practice-

1.Students will name 5 zone persons.
2.Students will do nonverbal expressions.
3.Roll playing.

D. Independent Practice-

1.Write a paragraph on how you can communicate better.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.Break 10:30

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