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Title  Active Listening 
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Synopsis  Mrs. Dockstedder's message, passed from Joyce to Sally to Ricky to Mr. Harrison, is unintelligible. When Joyce, Sally, and Ricky pay attention, ask qu ... 
Title  Am I Getting Through? 
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Synopsis  Rita doesn't revise her confusing directions because she doesn't notice Mrs. Dockstedder's reaction. When Jeff upsets Sally Ann with a comment about h ... 
Title  Breaking Down A Topic 
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Synopsis  Joyce and Scott collect too much information for their report on Mexico because they haven't decided which subtopics to cover. They realize that break ... 
Title  Building On Your Work 
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Synopsis  When Scott suggests that a second draft will improve Sally Ann's boa constrictor story, she thinks he wants her to start over. Her third draft is so g ... 
Title  Consider Your Audience 
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Synopsis  Mr. Harrison, the school principal, doesn't understand Darlene's proposal to reinstate noon dances because she hasn't considered his interests, knowle ... 
Title  How Can I Be A Constructive Critic? 
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Synopsis  Sally Ann's comments on Rita's story are neither positive nor tactful. When Sally Ann is positive and tactful, Rita realizes that if she asks for crit ... 
Title  How Can I Get People To Listen? 
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Synopsis  Joyce hands out rocks to interest the class in her science report, but Darlene loses their attention. Darlene includes imaginative visual aids in her ... 
Title  Organizing Your Message 
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Synopsis  The staff of the Weekly Bull Dog can't decide on the best way to organize its upcoming issue. After thinking about the paper's purpose, the staff deci ... 
Title  Using People Sources 
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Synopsis  Sally Ann asks Mrs. Dockstedder about working mothers' problems, but she hasn't planned the interview beforehand. She makes an appointment to intervie ... 
Title  Using The Words Of Others 
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Synopsis  Jeff has overused the words of others in a report on San Francisco, without quotation marks, footnotes, or a bibliography. The host explains that quot ... 
Title  What's The Best Word? 
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Synopsis  Mr. Harrison tells Rita the student body fund is low, but not "bankrupt" as she stated in her emotion-packed headline. Sally Ann suggests to Rita that ... 
Title  Would An Example Help? 
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Synopsis  Ricky's first play confuses the cast because the language is inappropriate and the script isn't typed the usual way. He checks other scripts before re ... 

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