Period 7: Speech & Debate
*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