Creative Communication: Projects in Acting, Speaking, Oral Reading


Imaginative projects keep students actively involved

This student book is especially for teachers who believe that students learn best by getting on their feet and speaking. Excellent for short daily or weekly speaking and listening practice.

Each of the 49 short chapters features one major project with everything students need to know in easy-to-follow steps. Students follow the project details to prepare and present an oral activity.


The sequential activities feature a wide range of communication experiences

  • solo and group improvisations
  • solo and choral readings
  • pantomime
  • introductory speeches
  • demonstration speeches
  • "chalk talk" interview
  • impromptu speech
  • and more

The projects will easily fit into block scheduling and advisory groups.

A Word Bank at the start of each chapter introduces key words.Examples clarify ideas.

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