• IOC daily activities and assignments

    Introduction to Oral Communication is a dual credit course offered through the English department at NCHS and the Communication department at Heartland Community College.  Students will study appropriate public speaking techniques, organization, and research skills at a college level. Assignments are available through Google Classroom.  
     
    F, 5/20 - X
     
    Th, 5/19 - X
     
    W, 5/18 - last day...ever
     
    T, 5/17 - speeches
     
    M, 5/16 - speeches
     
    F, 5/13 - speeches
     
    Th, 5/12 - X
     
    W, 5/11 - speeches
     
    T, 5/10 - X
     
    M, 5/9 - speeches
     
    F, 5/6 - X
     
    Th, 5/5 - conferences
     
    W, 5/4 - pick for order, evaluation
     
    T, 5/3 - X
     
    M, 5/2 - finish impromptus, reinforce overcoming objections (Upton Sinclair's The Jungle)
     
    F, 4/29 - X
     
    Th, 4/28 - impromptus
     
    W, 4/27 - impromptus
     
    T, 4/26 - X
     
    M, 4/25 - begin impromptus #2
     
    F, 4/22 - X
     
    Th, 4/21 - launch speech #3 on Classroom
     
    W, 4/20 - "How to Have Better Political Conversations" and "Fluffy" letter
     
    T, 4/19 - X
     
    F - M, Easter Break
     
    Th, 4/14 - finish speeches
     
    W, 4/13 - speeches
     
    T, 4/12 - X
     
    M, 4/11 - speeches
     
    F, 4/8 - X
     
    Th, 4/7 - speeches
     
    W, 4/6 - speeches
     
    T, 4/5 - X
     
    M, 4/4 - workday
     
    F, 4/1 - X
     
    Th, 3/31 - draw order
     
    W, 3/30 - crediting visuals
     
    T - X
     
    M, 3/29 - research and speech
     
    Spring Break
     
    F - X
     
    Th - X
     
    W, 3/16 - assign speech #2 on Classroom
     
    T - X
     
    M, 3/14 - assign research #2 on Classroom
     
    F - X
     
    Th, 3/10 - issues issues, top 10 visual tips, Represent Us video for citations and visuals, read 12.1 in text
     
    W, 3/9 - finish speeches
     
    T - X
     
    M, 3/7 - speeches
     
    F - X
     
    Th, 3/3 - speeches
     
    W, 3/2 - speeches
     
    T - X
     
    M, 2/28 - begin speeches
     
    F - X
     
    Th, 2/24 - response table, speech order, verbal citations
     
    W, 2/23 - extend deadline
     
    F - T - no school
     
    Th, 2/17 - online, model speech/outline/notecards
     
    W, 2/16, - research day
     
    T, 2/15 - X
     
    M, 2/14 - Noodle Tools, introductions
     
    F, 2/11 - X
     
    Th, 2/10 - better Googling, media bias chart, and a very depressing Twitter thread
     
    W, 2/9 - lateral reading, source evaluation, Noodle Tools, databases, Boolea logic search
     
    T, 2/8 - X
     
    M, 2/7 - narrowing topics
     
    F, 2/4 - X
     
    Th, 2/3 - snow day
     
    W, 2/2 - conferences
     
    T, 2/1 - X (individual conferences)
     
    M, 1/31 - impromptus
     
    F, 1/28 - X (individual conferences)
     
    Th, 1/27 - impromptus
     
    W, 1/26 - impromptus
     
    T, 1/25 - X
     
    M, 1/24 - How to pick a topic, selections for impromptu prompts
     
    F, 1/21 - X
     
    Th, 1/20 - logins and databases
     
    W, 1/19 - Oprah speech, assign ethical comm on Classroom 
     
    T, 1/18 - X
     
    M, 1/17 - MLK Day X
     
    F, 1/14 - X
     
    Th, 1/13 - X
     
    W, 1/12 - discuss demagoguery
     
    T, 1/11 - X
     
    M, 1/10 - assign demagoguery reading on Classroom
     
    F, 1/7 - remote day; flexed X
     
    Th, 1/6 - A Ripple of Hope
     
    W, 1/5 - HCC syllabus, general course outline slides
     
    T, 1/4 - first day paperwork, survey