Speak Up!

Speak Up!

A Guide to Having Your Say and Speaking Your Mind

eBook - 2015
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Houghton
Middle school is a tough time for nearly everyone, but it can be especially hard on girls. Between social and cultural pressures, academic challenges, family dynamics, changing hormones, and a growing awareness of the world around them, middle school girls often end up feeling voiceless and powerless. They can struggle with speaking in class, standing up for their beliefs, navigating complicated social situations, and getting their voices heard. By presenting real issues and scenarios that girls will recognize from their own day-to-day lives, as well as exploring the negative thoughts and feelings that can hold them back, Speak Up supplies girls with the tools they need to understand their feelings and speak up in any situation.
Middle school is a tough time for nearly everyone, but it can be especially hard on girls. Between social and cultural pressures, academic challenges, family dynamics, changing hormones, and a growing awareness of the world around them, middle school girls often end up feeling voiceless and powerless. They can struggle with speaking in class, standing up for their beliefs, navigating complicated social situations, and getting their voices heard. By presenting real issues and scenarios that girls will recognize from their own day-to-day lives, as well as exploring the negative thoughts and feelings that can hold them back, Speak Up supplies girls with the tools they need to understand their feelings and speak up in any situation.


Baker & Taylor
Noting how middle school can pose unique social and self-esteem challenges to girls, a helpful guide provides interactive exercises, lists and real-life examples for handling such difficulties as public speaking, standing up for one's beliefs and navigating social situations. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: Boston :, Zest,, 2015
ISBN: 9781936976775
Characteristics: text file,rda
1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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