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Comm 2a - Oral Interpretation Of Lit I

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Chabot College Fall 2009 Course Outline for Communication Studies 2A ORAL INTERPRETATION OF LITERATURE I Catalog Description 2A Oral Interpretation of Literature I 3 units Development of skills in reading quality literature aloud practice in writing scholarly criticism of the literature presented orally Formerly Speech 2A 3 hours Typical contact hours 52 5 Prerequisite Skills None Expected Outcomes for Students Upon completion of the course the student should be able to 1 interpret quality literature aloud 2 write scholarly criticisms of the literature which the student chooses to present orally 3 demonstrate sensitivity for language empathy for its power and beauty and an understanding of its range and flexibility 4 develop and use the voice for an intelligent and pleasurable experience for the speaker and for the audience 5 listen critically to student performances Course Content Prepared reading from the following areas of literature 1 Poetry 2 Prose 3 Dramatic 4 Children s literature storytelling technique 5 Mixed genre Methods of Presentation 1 2 3 4 Lecture Recital Presentation Lecture Discussion Peer group evaluation Video audio materials Assignments and Methods of Evaluating Student Progress 1 Typical Assignments a Select and edit a short story for performance The performance should not exceed ten minutes b Write a brief essay in which you discuss the narrative point of view and character development in the story you selected to perform c For your final performance develop a thematic program using selections from at least two literary genres Chabot College Course Outline for Communication Studies 2A Page 2 Fall 2009 2 Methods of Evaluating Student Progress a Graded oral performances b Grades written papers c Class participation d Midterm examination e Final examination Textbook s Typical Performing Literary Texts Concepts and Skill Clella I Jaffe Thomson Wadsworth Publishing 2006 Special Student Materials 1 Performance Script 2 Page protectors for



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