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The Door of Discretion

Whoever said, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me” was wrong. Words have a powerful effect! Most of the time when we reference that quote we focus on how our words can affect others, but I submit to you that our words can also have the ability to build up or damage our very own reputation. 360 more words


So my speech teacher has an accent


and we were talking about being active listeners and I was spacing out and then she said the word “develop” but it sounded like “antelope” and so I spent the next 25 minutes of class thinking about antelopes and if they were different from gazelles and if they take baths and I just pictured them hopping around it was really cute and I got a little tear in my eye from thinking about it…

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What are the different types of non-verbal communication? How can non-verbal communication make or break a speech?

The types of non-verbal communication are as follows:

  1. Aesthetic
  2. Physical
  3. Signs
  4. Symbols

Phutela (2015) stated that:

  • Aesthetic communication happens through inventive expression. This would incorporate all the works of art: music, move, theatre, makes, workmanship, painting, and model.
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Last Wednesday I had this speech/presentation of mine. There was especially this one person that had a lot to say. “Just because Muslims do so, doesn`t mean it`s Islam. 509 more words


Words That Rhyme

We read lots of books that rhyme, but until very recently, Isabelle hasn’t been able to form rhymes of her own. In the past two weeks, Isabelle has been making connections between words that rhyme. 140 more words


An End of the Year Treat!

It’s almost the end of the school year and TPT is having a BIG sale as a treat May 3rd-4th!  I wanted to share a few goodies from my store as well as my wish list items that will be added to my own cart!!   386 more words

First Lady Michelle Obama Stuns In Gold For Her Final White House Correspondents' Dinner

The reviews are in…first lady Michelle Obama stuns in a gorgeous gold dress at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner!!!

That’s right, we aren’t talking about President Obama’s final speech, we’re talking about Michelle’s dress! 121 more words