About Unit 1: Communication skills are high on the list of soft skills that employers expect their employees to have, whether they are entering the workplace for the first time or working in a highly skilled environment.Good communication skills are also necessary for the development of self-advocacy and self-determination, important skills for lifelong learning and success in the workplace.
Introduction to Unit 1: Introduction_Teacher. Includes college career readiness standards
Lesson 1: What is Communication?
Lesson 2: Body Language
Lesson 3: Active Listening
Lesson 4: Communication Styles
Lesson 5: Good Communication Skills at Work
Lesson 6: Review and Reflection
Appendix Stories: Six additional stories for reading practice
Additional Materials: Include video transcripts of longer videos
Appendix Materials: Extra teachers materials and reports and handouts for student practice