Conversation is the gateway to positive social interactions with peers. Help your students or child learn the social skills to moderate the volume, tone, and speed of their voice so they can have successful conversations!
Teach these 5 tips for talking with others:
- Check your breathing
- Vary the pitch of your voice to indicate whether you’re asking a question or making a statement
- Check your speed -talking too fast can make it challenging for your peers to understand what you’re saying
- Check your volume- talking too quietly or too loudly can impact your conversations with others
- Let others talk – taking turns is good for conversation
Learn more about these tips and access a lesson module on this topic, complete with activity guides, a mini-schedule, and additional resources to teach your students or child about voice volume moderation in conversations.
Authored by: Andee Morris, M.Ed.
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