LESSONS AND UNIT PLANS
Written for NSDA by Steve Meadows
Click here for NSDA link to Speech 1 curriculum.
If a KHSSL member coach but are not an NSDA member, you may email Steve Meadows for a free copy.
15 Days of Virtual Plans for Speech Class
Adapted from the curriculum above, these lessons were assembled for the NSDA website in the early days of the pandemic. Many of them are easily adaptable or used as-is in Social Studies or English classes.
KHSSL Unit Plans
For these unit plans, KHSSL member coaches should email Steve Meadows directly for the links. These plans include exercises you can use in practice as well as in classes.
COACH COURSES FOR DUO AND HI AND DI -- CHECK 'EM OUT!
Performance Breakdown: Crafting a Duo Interp » Coaches and students can take a look behind the curtain at the process of putting together a Duo from start to finish in this new NSDA Learn course. Through script notation, video, and narration, 2019 Duo finalists Ethan Gambriel and Tyler Simpson share the story behind the cutting, blocking, practicing, and performing of their piece, A Tiny Miracle With a Fiberoptic Unicorn.
Intro to Coaching: Dramatic and Humorous Interp » Take a deep dive into coaching DI and HI in this new NSDA Learn course and find considerations for selecting literature, sample cuttings, activities for characterization, and more. This course is authored by Hall of Fame members Meg Howell-Haymaker and Deborah Simon. If you have follow up questions about the course content or have a specific question about Interp or a performance issue your student is struggling with, ask the experts! Head to our forum, NSDA Connect, to pose questions to Meg and Deborah and they'll get back to you with their advice. This is a chance to connect with some of the best of the best in the Interp world!