Let's Talk

By: Aimee Martin



Communication is the process of conveying information in such a way that the message is received and understood.

-The book

Verbal Communication

Involves the use of words

-The book

Nonverbal Communication

Involves sending messages without words

-The book


An informal use of vocabulary

Example: Hater, Swag, Photobomb


"I" Message

When you take ownership of your feelings. You state what you feel or think instead of criticizing the other person

-The Book

"You" Message

Places blame on the other person and may aggravate the situation. This can come across as an assumption

-The book


Use of manners online.



  • Having inviting body language
  • Having manners
  • Give Personal Space
  • Respect differences
  • Give good feedback
  • Pay attention
  • Watch your tone
  • Send a good message through your appearance


-The Book

Managing Conflict

  • Take responsibility for your feelings
  • Share negative feelings only in person, not on the phone
  • Ask questions
  • Identify mistakes
  • Don't let it blow out of proportion
  • Show the other person you care about their input
  • Stay calm
  • Do not use sarcasm




  • Say something nice or don't say anything
  • Make sure what your saying isn't going to hurt someone
  • Do not use rude words
  • Post/comment appropriate things
  • Don't type in super case letters when your mad
  • Use appropraite language
  • Don't plagerize
  • Don't gossip
  • Do not spam
  • Don't use too many emojis



When is slang appropriate for use?

In everyday conversation, slang is used with friends. Slang should not be used with teachers or adults. Slang is a very casual language, that most of the time should not be used at school.

Which type of message is best and why?

"I" message is best because it doesn't make the other person feel like your putting the blame on them. This will help arguments be resolved quicker and for your words to be more effective.