# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radio Communications I Task 766955110

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify speaking skill considerations for on-air performance.

Definition

Identification should include
  • pitch
  • tone
  • emphasis
  • inflection
  • pacing
  • annunciation
  • pronunciation
  • relaxation
  • timing
  • breathing
  • visualization.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are three skills you need to work on to prepare for on-air performance? How can you improve those skills?
  • What are some of the most common on-air skills that personalities lack?

Related Standards of Learning

English

10.1

The student will participate in, collaborate in, and report on small-group learning activities.
  1. Assume responsibility for specific group tasks.
  2. Collaborate in the preparation or summary of the group activity.
  3. Include all group members in oral presentation.
  4. Choose vocabulary, language, and tone appropriate to the topic, audience, and purpose.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with diverse teams to accomplish a common goal.
  6. Collaborate with others to exchange ideas, develop new understandings, make decisions, and solve problems.
  7. Access, critically evaluate, and use information accurately to solve problems.
  8. Evaluate one’s own role in preparation and delivery of oral reports.
  9. Use a variety of strategies to listen actively.
  10. Analyze and interpret others' presentations.
  11. Evaluate effectiveness of group process in preparation and delivery of oral reports.

10.2

The student will analyze, produce, and examine similarities and differences between visual and verbal media messages.
  1. Use media, visual literacy, and technology skills to create products.
  2. Evaluate sources including advertisements, editorials, blogs, Web sites, and other media for relationships among intent, factual content, and opinion.
  3. Determine the author’s purpose and intended effect on the audience for media messages.
  4. Identify the tools and techniques used to achieve the intended focus.

11.2

The student will examine how values and points of view are included or excluded and how media influences beliefs and behaviors.
  1. Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge in ways others can view, use, and assess.
  2. Use media, visual literacy, and technology skills to create products.
  3. Evaluate sources including advertisements, editorials, blogs, Web sites, and other media for relationships among intent, factual content, and opinion.
  4. Determine the author’s purpose and intended effect on the audience for media messages.