Period 7: Speech & Debate

Homework Assignments

*Note: All assigned homework is due the next class period, unless otherwise noted below.

1/28 - Write two paragraphs (at least 5 sentences each)

            1st paragraph = Explain what excites you and what worries you about delivering speeches

            2nd paragraph = Same as above but regarding participating in debates

1/29 - None

1/30 - Work on speech of introduction outline (due Friday)

1/31 - Bring in signed release form for Mr. Paradis

        - Complete outline for tomorrow

2/1 - Finish writing speech (be ready to deliver it on Tuesday or Wednesday)

2/5 - For those who have yet to present, be ready to deliver your speech tomorrow

2/6 - Complete Final Thoughts worksheet for tomorrow

2/7 - None

2/13 - Complete back side of "Debate Vocabulary/Format" worksheet up until "stock issues"

2/14 - None

2/15 - Finish "Debate Preparation Form" using packet of articles provided in class. Completely fill both columns of the worksheet.

2/25 - Help affirmative or negative debate group by working on constructive speech and/or cross-examination questions

2/26 - Affirmative/Negative teams: Be ready for mock debate on Thursday, 2/28

2/28 - Read over Possible Debate Topics list and rate your top three choices on a scale of 1-3 (1= top choice)

3/1 - Prepare for next week's debates. Monday will be another research day, and the first debate will take place on Wednesday.

        Debate schedule: Wednesday = zoos (Lizzie, Hannah, Billy, Eric)

                                      Thursday = child pageants (Julianna, Danielle, Tiara, Sam)

                                      Friday = social networking and children (Josh, James, Mike, Britany)

3/4 - Prepare for debate later this week (see above schedule)

3/6 - Updated debate schedule: Thursday (3/7) = child pageants (Julianna, Danielle, Tiara, Sam)

                                                     Friday (3/8) = social networking and children (Josh, James, Mike, Britany)

                                                     Monday (3/11) = zoos (Lizzie, Hannah, Billy, Eric)

3/7 - Social networking groups: be ready for your debate tomorrow!

3/12 - Read page 96 in packet

        - Brainstorm a list (write it down) of three possible topics for demonstration speech

3/14 - Complete bullet-pointed demo speech outline & fill out/ sign form for Monday

3/18 - Prepare for demo speech (they begin on Weds.)

3/19 - Prepare for demo speech. See schedule below:

                                                   Wednesday (3/20) = Britany, Tiara, Julianna, Danielle, Billy

                                                   Thursday (3/21) = Hannah, Mike, Sam

                                                   Friday (3/22) = Josh, Lizzie, Eric

                                                   Tuesday (3/26) = James