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High School Speech

Oral Communication (OC) Strand


The Speech Strands are larger groups of related Standards. So the Speech Strand Grade is a calculation of all the related Standards. So click on the Performance Outcomes below each Standard to access the learning targets and proficiency scales for each Speech Strand related Performance Outcomes.


  • OC.01 Students will organize, compose, and deliver messages effectively.
  • OC.02 Students will paraphrase information and acknowledge opinions and differences when necessary.
  • OC.03 Students will utilize a variety of methods to create and prepare a speech for delivery (e.g. develop a speaking outline).
  • OC.04 Students will utilize a variety a variety of communication methods to deliver speeches (e.g. adapt one’s delivery for informative and persuasive speeches).

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