2016 – 2017 Speech/Debate Trimester 1 Agenda

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Week 1: September 5 – 9

September 5

  1. Labor Day – No School

September 6

  1. Welcome Freshman!

September 7

  1. Welcome! What is Speech and Debate?

  2. Brainstorm

  3. Rules and Procedures

  4. Interview questions

  5. Complete interview

  6. Speech structure

  7. Upcoming dates-- interest in North Valley workshop?

  • To Do: Present interview on Thursday, fill out club paperwork (yellow) and return by Friday, return permission slip for North Valley workshop

  • Interview Speech:

    • 5-- Well-prepared, organized, one notecard or less used, poised, appropriate volume, used speech structure, 1-2 minutes

    • 3-- Lacks preparedness, multiple notes used, occasionally organized, difficult to hear or follow, 30 sec grace period

    • 1-- Unprepared, notes used ineffectively, disorganized, nearly impossible to follow, does not meet time limit

September 8

  1. Warm-Up: 5 mins of news

  2. Complete interview (10 minutes)

  3. Speech structure review

  4. Begin interview speeches

  5. Event choices round 1

  • To Do: Fill out club paperwork (yellow) and return by Friday, return permission slip for North Valley workshop

  • Interview Speech:

    • 5-- Well-prepared, organized, one notecard or less used, poised, appropriate volume, used speech structure, 1-2 minutes

    • 3-- Lacks preparedness, multiple notes used, occasionally organized, difficult to hear or follow, 30 sec grace period

    • 1-- Unprepared, notes used ineffectively, disorganized, nearly impossible to follow, does not meet time limit

September 9

  1. Warm-Up: 5 mins of news

  2. Club paperwork?

  3. Finish interview speeches

  4. Event choices round 1

  • To Do: Pay bookkeeper $25, return permission slip for North Valley workshop

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Week 2: September 12 – 16

September 12

  1. Warm-Up: 5 mins of news

  2. Weekend?

  3. Lauren and Seven's speeches

  4. Club paperwork-- turn it in! and permission slip

  5. Event choices round 1

  • To Do: Pay bookkeeper $25, return permission slip for North Valley workshop by Wednesday

September 13

  1. Warm-Up: 5 mins of news

  2. Jordan's speech

  3. Club paperwork-- turn it in!, $25, and permission slip

  4. How to dress for a tournament or congress

  5. Begin working on events!

    Poetry-- look through books and choose a theme

    Debate-- read up on the topic of probable cause regarding student searches at school-- find usable sources and keep track of them! Begin deveoping your contentions.

    Resolved: In United States public K-12 schools, the probable cause standard ought to apply to searches of students.

    Impromptu-- watch this video and make a list of impromptu pros and cons

    Radio Commentary-- read through/ watch news sources and come up with a topic

  • To Do: Pay bookkeeper $25, return permission slip for North Valley workshop by TOMORROW

SEPTEMBER 14

  1. Warm-Up: 5 mins of news

  2. Jordan's speech

  3. Club paperwork-- turn it in!, $25, and permission slip

  4. Continue working on events!

    Poetry-- print, collect, and edit poems. Let me know if you need copies. Write your "script." A possible format is:

    1. Start with poem A excerpt

    2. Intro poem A, your ttheme, and poem B

    3. Read poem B

    4. Intro poem C

    5. Read poem C (continue to intro and read poems if you have more than three)

    Check out this performance if you want to get more ideas!

    Debate-- Sit with your partner. Decide who on your team will be "pro/ affirmative" (agree with resolution) and who will be "con/ negative" (disagree with resolution). Begin writing your cases with the following format:

    1. Introduction: Hook (probably a related quote that supports your side of the case), tell what argument you are making in relation to the resolution

    2. Definitions of terms in the resolution

    3. Contention 1: State contention, share research that supports the contention, and explain the research (do this for all three contentions)

    4. Conclusion: Summarize your side of the debate

    5. Works Cited page

    Here is an example of the new topic if you want to check it out!

    Resolved: In United States public K-12 schools, the probable cause standard ought to apply to searches of students.

    Impromptu-- Sit together. Practice creating three examples for the following topics. See who can create the most! Remember, no outside resources!

    1. “Every villain is a hero in his own mind.” -- Tom Hiddleston

    2. "Always forgive your enemies-- nothing annoys them so much." -- Oscar Wilde
    3. "Go to heaven for the climate. Hell for the company."- Mark Twain

    4. "He who conquers others is strong. He who conquers himself is mighty." -- Lao Tsu

    5. Should fracking be banned?

    6. Alluring

    7. Despondent

    8. Manipulative

    9.Should all children be immunized in order to attend school?

    10. Should newspapers be publicly funded?

    Watch this speech if you want to see another example!

    Radio Commentary-- Begin writing your speech. Make sure to include...

    1. An opening (Name, radio station)

    2. Background on your topic

    3. Your take on the topic

    4. A closing (sign off, restate station)

    5. An MLA-style Works Cited page

  • To Do: Pay bookkeeper $25

September 15

  1. Warm-Up: 5 mins of news

  2. Jordan's speech

  3. Club paperwork-- turn it in!, $25, permission slip, and Driving/ Riding Parental Agreement

  4. Continue working on events!

    Poetry-- print, collect, and edit poems. Let me know if you need copies. Write your "script." A possible format is:

    1. Start with poem A excerpt

    2. Intro poem A, your theme, and poem B

    3. Read poem B

    4. Intro poem C

    5. Read poem C (continue to intro and read poems if you have more than three)

    Check out this performance if you want to get more ideas!

    Debate-- Sit with your partner. Decide who on your team will be "pro/ affirmative" (agree with resolution) and who will be "con/ negative" (disagree with resolution). Begin writing your cases with the following format:

    1. Introduction: Hook (probably a related quote that supports your side of the case), tell what argument you are making in relation to the resolution

    2. Definitions of terms in the resolution

    3. Contention 1: State contention, share research that supports the contention, and explain the research (do this for all three contentions)

    4. Conclusion: Summarize your side of the debate

    5. Works Cited page

    Check out this example if you want to see how it works!

    Resolved: In United States public K-12 schools, the probable cause standard ought to apply to searches of students.

    Impromptu-- Sit together. Practice creating three examples for the following topics. See who can create the most! Remember, no outside resources!

    1. “Every villain is a hero in his own mind.” -- Tom Hiddleston

    2. "Always forgive your enemies-- nothing annoys them so much." -- Oscar Wilde
    3. "Go to heaven for the climate. Hell for the company."- Mark Twain

    4. "He who conquers others is strong. He who conquers himself is mighty." -- Lao Tsu

    5. Should fracking be banned?

    6. Alluring

    7. Despondent

    8. Manipulative

    9.Should all children be immunized in order to attend school?

    10. Should newspapers be publicly funded?

    Watch this speech if you want to see another example!

    Radio Commentary-- Begin writing your speech. Make sure to include...

    1. An opening (Name, radio station)

    2. Background on your topic

    3. Your take on the topic

    4. A closing (sign off, restate station)

    5. An MLA-style Works Cited page

  • To Do: Pay bookkeeper $25, NV Workshop on SATURDAY! Meet at Crater at 8am :)

September 16

  1. Warm-Up: News recall game

  2. Jordan's speech

  3. North Medford mock congress on Sept. 27, 28, or 29?

  4. Club paperwork-- turn it in!, $25, permission slip, and Driving/ Riding Parental Agreement

  5. Meyah's debate case

  6. Parliamentary procedure lesson with Mague

  7. Watch Student Congress

  8. Sign up for congresses

  • To Do: Pay bookkeeper $25, NV Workshop on SATURDAY! Meet at Crater at 8am, impromptu speeches on Wednesday, poetry presentations on Thursday

 
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Week 3: September 19 – 23

September 19

  1. Warm-Up: 5 mins of news

  2. Jordan's speech

  3. Thank you note

  4. Club paperwork-- turn it in!, $25, and Driving/ Riding Parental Agreement

  5. Sign up for congresses

  6. Debrief NV workshop

  7. Oslis UN: cenpoint, PW: oslis

  8. Conference with Sully/ Work on events

    Poetry-- print, collect, and edit poems. Let me know if you need copies. Write your "script." A possible format is:

    1. Start with poem A excerpt

    2. Intro poem A, your theme, and poem B

    3. Read poem B

    4. Intro poem C

    5. Read poem C (continue to intro and read poems if you have more than three)

    PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

    Debate-- Writing your cases with the following format (also see handout in packet):

    1. Introduction: Hook (probably a related quote that supports your side of the case), tell what argument you are making in relation to the resolution and INCLUDE WEIGHING MECHANISM!

    2. Definitions of terms in the resolution

    3. Contention 1: State contention, share research that supports the contention, and explain the research (do this for all three contentions); a sample contention is: "Our first contention is safety."

    4. Conclusion: Summarize your side of the debate

    5. Works Cited page

    Here is another example with this month's topic!

    Resolved: In United States public K-12 schools, the probable cause standard ought to apply to searches of students.

    Impromptu-- Sit together. Practice actually running through impromptu speeches.

    Draw a slip of paper of topics and choose one.

    Take 30 seconds of prep.

    Make sure someone keeps time-- five minutes with 30 second grace period!

    Use the diamond-shaped stepping formation we discussed.

    Radio Commentary-- Finish writing your speech. Use the guidelines in the workshop packet. Then PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE!

  • To Do: Pay bookkeeper $25, impromptu speeches on Wednesday, poetry presentations on Thursday

September 20

  1. Warm-Up: Practice impromptu and contentions

  2. Club paperwork-- turn it in!, $25, and Driving/ Riding Parental Agreement

  3. New thank you note

  4. Sign up for congresses

  5. Oslis UN: cenpoint, PW: oslis

  6. Conference with Sully/ Work on events

    Poetry-- print, collect, and edit poems. Let me know if you need copies. Write your "script." A possible format is:

    1. Start with poem A excerpt

    2. Intro poem A, your theme, and poem B

    3. Read poem B

    4. Intro poem C

    5. Read poem C (continue to intro and read poems if you have more than three)

    PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE

    Debate-- Writing your cases with the following format (also see handout in packet):

    1. Introduction: Hook (probably a related quote that supports your side of the case), tell what argument you are making in relation to the resolution and INCLUDE WEIGHING MECHANISM!

    2. Definitions of terms in the resolution

    3. Contention 1: State contention, share research that supports the contention, and explain the research (do this for all three contentions); a sample contention is: "Our first contention is safety."

    4. Conclusion: Summarize your side of the debate

    5. Works Cited page

    Here is another example with this month's topic!

    Resolved: In United States public K-12 schools, the probable cause standard ought to apply to searches of students.

    Impromptu-- Sit together. Practice actually running through impromptu speeches.

    Draw a slip of paper of topics and choose one.

    Take 30 seconds of prep.

    Make sure someone keeps time-- five minutes with 30 second grace period!

    Use the diamond-shaped stepping formation we discussed.

  • To Do: Pay bookkeeper $25, impromptu speeches on Wednesday, poetry presentations on Thursday, debate case first drafts due Friday, debates on Sept. 28 and 29

September 21

  1. Warm-Up: 5 minutes of news

  2. Club paperwork-- turn it in!, $25, and Driving/ Riding Parental Agreement

  3. Sign up for congresses

  4. Impromptu presentations

  5. Conference with Sully/ Work on SPAR

    Debate-- Writing your cases with the following format (also see handout in packet):

    1. Introduction: Hook (probably a related quote that supports your side of the case), tell what argument you are making in relation to the resolution and INCLUDE WEIGHING MECHANISM!

    2. Definitions of terms in the resolution

    3. Contention 1: State contention, share research that supports the contention, and explain the research (do this for all three contentions); a sample contention is: "Our first contention is safety."

    4. Conclusion: Summarize your side of the debate

    5. Works Cited page

    Here is another example with this month's topic!

    Resolved: In United States public K-12 schools, the probable cause standard ought to apply to searches of students.

  • To Do: Pay bookkeeper $25, poetry presentations on Thursday, debate case first drafts due Friday, debates on Sept. 28 and 29

September 22

  1. Warm-Up: CNN news

  2. Club paperwork-- turn it in!, $25, and Driving/ Riding Parental Agreement

  3. Sign up for congresses

  4. Finish impromptu presentations

  5. Impromptu folks-- find an article that is related to our sponsored bill-- it should be in the AFFIRMATIVE-- print, read, and be ready to share tomorrow!

  6. Debate check in/ poetry conference with Sully and practice

  7. Debate finish cases

    1. Introduction: Hook (probably a related quote that supports your side of the case), tell what argument you are making in relation to the resolution and INCLUDE WEIGHING MECHANISM!

    2. Definitions of terms in the resolution

    3. Contention 1: State contention, share research that supports the contention, and explain the research (do this for all three contentions); a sample contention is: "Our first contention is safety."

    4. Conclusion: Summarize your side of the debate

    5. Works Cited page

    Here is another example with this month's topic!

    Resolved: In United States public K-12 schools, the probable cause standard ought to apply to searches of students.

  • To Do: Pay bookkeeper $25, poetry presentations on Tuesday, debate case first drafts due TOMORROW, debates on Sept. 28 and 29

September 23

  1. Warm-Up: SpAr debates

  2. Wednesday?

  3. Club paperwork-- turn it in!, $25, and Driving/ Riding Parental Agreement DUE TODAY

  4. Finish impromptu presentation

  5. Student Congress bill-- what does it mean?

  6. Sample speech

  7. Share articles

  8. Create contentions/ conference with Sullivan

  9. Debate-- turn in cases by 4pm!

  • To Do: Pay bookkeeper $25, poetry presentations on Tuesday, debate case first drafts due TODAY by 4pm, debates on Wednesday and Thursday

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Week 4: September 26 – 30

September 26

  1. Warm-Up: 5 minutes of news

  2. Wednesday-- meet at North Medford at 4:10 or whenever you can get there after school

  3. Student congress impromptu articles-- share

  4. Debate: print and turn in your case to Sullivan TODAY! Read over debate rules and work on counter argument rebuttals. Bring them with you the day of your debate. Also gather evidence you might need for your debate-- print it, make notes, etc./ conference with Sullivan

  5. Impromptu/ Congress: Work in groups of three to write a case for our bill. Share with Sullivan by the end of class. Make sure to keep track of sources. Reflect on your feedback from your impromtu presenation and fill out a new goal on your list.

  6. Poetry: PRACTICE and give each other feedback.

    • To Do: Poetry presentations TOMORROW, debate case first drafts due TODAY by 4pm, debates on Wednesday and Thursday

September 27

  1. Warm-Up: SpAr Debate

  2. Wednesday-- meet at North Medford at 4:10 or whenever you can get there after school

  3. Return debate cases and debate structure

  4. Position/ gestures in poetry

  5. Poetry presentations

  6. Student congress cases

    • To Do: Debates on Wednesday and Thursday

September 28

  1. Warm-Up: Creating contentions

  2. TODAY-- meet at North Medford at 4:10 or whenever you can get there after school-- we'll meet up in the parking lot!

  3. Debate #1-- flowing

    • To Do: Debate #2 onThursday

    September 29

    1. Warm-Up: Take out your flow from yesterday!

    2. Finish Debate 1/ complete Debate 2

    3. Collect notes

      • To Do: Poetry presentations on Friday, read legislation by Friday

     

September 30

  1. Warm-Up: CNN student news

  2. Finish poetry

  3. Research legislation

    • To Do: Student congresses on Mon-Wed-- be prepared to speak in Aff or Neg on at least one bill plus our sponsored bill. Complete evidence sheet before speaking. To get 5/5, you must speak and use legitimate evidence for 2-3 minutes!

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Week 5: October 3 – 7

October 3

  1. Warm-Up: Weekend?

  2. STUDENT CONGRESS ON WEDNESDAY! Meet out front looking professional at 3pm.

  3. Check research for Congress

  4. Congress practice

    • To Do: Student congresses on Mon-Wed-- be prepared to speak in Aff or Neg on at least one bill plus our sponsored bill. Complete evidence sheet before speaking. To get 5/5, you must speak and use legitimate evidence for 2-3 minutes!

October 4

  1. SOU College Fair/ Research legislation for practice congress on Wednesday

October 5

  1. Warm-Up: Take out legislation and research worksheet.

  2. STUDENT CONGRESS TODAY! Meet out front looking professional at 3pm.

  3. Check research for Congress

  4. Islam bill

  5. Congress practice

    • To Do:

October 6

  1. Warm-Up: CNN news

  2. Powder Puff concessions

  3. Debrief student congress

  4. Goal #2-- fill out your sheet using your ballot and experience from your first speech. Turn in to per. 1 tray

  5. Choose event #2 to prep

    • To Do:

October 7

  1. Warm-Up: 5 mins of news

  2. Powder Puff concessions, Nov. 5 judges

  3. Round 2 events

  4. New legislation

  5. Sullivan absent Monday

  6. Research and write case-- shark fin bill; prep two other bills

  7. Thank you Butte Falls

    • To Do: Prep event #2, write shark fin AFF case and prep two other bills by FRIDAY

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Week 6: October 10 – 14

October 10

  1. Warm-Up: Check in with Huggins

  2. Tech center-- prepare AFF case for shark fin bill, research one other piece of legislation and fill out form. Begin prepping round 2 event.

  3. WATCH THESE VIDEOS for ideas on events:

  • To Do: Prep event #2, write shark fin AFF case and prep one other bill by THURSDAY

October 11

  1. Warm-Up: Contentions

  2. Powder Puff concessions

  3. Thank you Butte Falls

  4. Watching tourneys/ bill v. resolution/ judges

  5. ADS speech

  6. Debate teams

  7. Research and write AFF case-- shark fin bill; prep one other bill

  8. Prep events:
    • Prose-- Choose a text-- see Sullivan for ideas
    • Oratory-- Choose a topic and begin gathering evidence/ statistics
    • Lincoln Douglas-- Watch sample debate, read over this info, and begin researching the topic of qualified immunity-- check out Oslis UN: cenpoint, PW: oslis
      • Resolved: The United States ought to limit qualified immunity for police officers.
    • PoFo-- Research the pros and cons of the internet of things and personal privacy; try Oslis UN: cenpoint, PW: oslis
      • Resolved: On balance, the benefits of the Internet of Things outweigh the harms of decreased personal privacy.
    • Radio-- Choose a topic and begin writing speech
    • Poetry-- Decide on a theme for your poetry presentation
    • To Do: Prep event #2, write shark fin AFF case and prep one other bill by THURSDAY

October 12

  1. Warm-Up: Contentions

  2. Powder Puff concessions

  3. Practice on Oct. 26?

  4. Research and write AFF case-- shark fin bill; prep one other bill

  5. Prep events:
    • Prose-- Choose a text and work on editing it-- see Sullivan for ideas
    • Oratory-- Choose a topic and begin gathering evidence/ statistics-- outline your speech
    • Lincoln Douglas-- Watch sample debate, read over this info, and begin researching the topic of qualified immunity-- check out Oslis UN: cenpoint, PW: oslis
      • Resolved: The United States ought to limit qualified immunity for police officers.
    • PoFo-- Research the pros and cons of the internet of things and personal privacy-- decide who is AFF and who is NEG and begin writing case; try Oslis for evidence UN: cenpoint, PW: oslis. Your case should have this structure:
      • Hook and introduction-- include that you stand in affirmation or negation of resolution and cover what the resolution means
      • Definitions of key terms in resolution
      • 3+ contentions with strong evidence and sources supporting each one; contentions should be simple "safety," "privacy," "technological advancement"...
      • Conclusion
        • Resolved: On balance, the benefits of the Internet of Things outweigh the harms of decreased personal privacy.
    • Radio-- Choose a topic and begin writing speech
    • Poetry-- Decide on poems for your poetry presentation
    • To Do: Prep event #2, write shark fin AFF case and prep one other bill by TOMORROW

    • Work Day 8:30-6:30 on Oct. 26 and 27 in the tech center!

October 13

  1. Warm-Up: 5 mins of news

  2. Check evidence for practice congress

  3. Student Congress

    • To Do: Prep event #2, impromptu and poetry run through on Tuesday, Oct. 18; prose and oratory run through on Wednesday, Oct. 19; Po fo run throughs begin Oct. 21; LD run through on Nov. 3

    • Speech/ Debate practice Oct. 26 12-3:30 PM in tech center

    • Work Day 8:30-6:30 on Oct. 26 and 27 in the tech center!

October 14

  1. State Inservice Day – No School
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Week 7: October 17 – 21

October 17

  1. Warm-Up: T-shirts

  2. Powder Puff concessions confirmation

  3. Prep events:
    • Prose-- Choose a text, edit it, and begin praciting!
    • Oratory-- Outline and write your speech.
    • Lincoln Douglas-- Begin writing your speech-- use the format in the North Valley packet. Check out Oslis UN: cenpoint, PW: oslis for evidence.
      • Resolved: The United States ought to limit qualified immunity for police officers.
    • PoFo-- Continue writing case; try Oslis for evidence UN: cenpoint, PW: oslis. Your case should have this structure:
      • Hook and introduction-- include that you stand in affirmation or negation of resolution and cover what the resolution means
      • Definitions of key terms in resolution
      • 3+ contentions with strong evidence and sources supporting each one; contentions should be simple "safety," "privacy," "technological advancement"...
      • Conclusion
        • Resolved: On balance, the benefits of the Internet of Things outweigh the harms of decreased personal privacy.
    • Radio-- Continue writing speech-- should essentially be in essay format.
    • Poetry-- Practice and "memorize" poems!
      • To Do: Prep event #2, impromptu and poetry run through on Tuesday; prose and oratory run through on Wednesday; Po fo run throughs begin Friday; LD run through on Nov. 3

      • Speech/ Debate practice Oct. 26 12-3:30 PM in tech center

    • Work Day 8:30-6:30 on Oct. 26 and 27 in the tech center!

October 18

  1. Warm-Up: Contentions and judging an argument

  2. Nov. 2 congress confirmation

  3. Powder Puff concessions confirmation

  4. Debate schedule

  5. Interested in Big Question debate?

Resolved: Science leaves no room for free will.

  1. Poetry/ Impromptu run thrus in Craft's room

  2. Prep events:

    • Prose-- Practice so you can present tomorrow!
    • Oratory-- Practice speech for tomorrow!
    • Lincoln Douglas-- Writing your speeches-- use the format in the North Valley packet. Check out Oslis UN: cenpoint, PW: oslis for evidence.
      • Resolved: The United States ought to limit qualified immunity for police officers.
    • PoFo-- Continue writing case; try Oslis for evidence UN: cenpoint, PW: oslis. Your case should have this structure:
      • Hook and introduction-- include that you stand in affirmation or negation of resolution and cover what the resolution means
      • Definitions of key terms in resolution
      • 3+ contentions with strong evidence and sources supporting each one; contentions should be simple "safety," "privacy," "technological advancement"...
      • Conclusion
        • Resolved: On balance, the benefits of the Internet of Things outweigh the harms of decreased personal privacy.
    • Radio-- Continue writing speech-- should essentially be in essay format.
      • To Do: Prep event #2, prose, radio, and oratory run through on Wednesday, Po fo run throughs begin Friday, LD run through on Nov. 3, t-shirt design due Friday-- should include Crater BIS, Speech and Debate, 2016-17

    • LD Thurs at lunch-- attend if interested in LD

    • Speech/ Debate practice Oct. 26 12-3:30 PM in tech center

    • Work Day 8:30-6:30 on Oct. 26 and 27 in the tech center!

October 19

  1. Warm-Up: 5 mins of news

  2. Recorders?

  3. Poetry run thrus

  4. Oratory run thrus

  5. Impromtu run thrus

      • To Do: Congress practice is TOMORROW-- bring info on legislation, Po fo run throughs begin Tuesday-- Cases due on Friday by the end of the day, LD run through on Nov. 3-- cases due Oct. 31 by end of the day, t-shirt design due Friday-- should include Crater BIS, Speech and Debate, 2016-17

    • Upcoming Events:

      • Congress on Nov. 2

      • LD Thurs at lunch-- attend if interested in LD

      • Speech/ Debate practice Oct. 26 12-3:30 PM in tech center

      • Work Day 8:30-6:30 on Oct. 26 and 27 in the tech center!

October 20

  1. Warm-Up: CNN news

  2. Nov. 5th events

  3. Student Congress

    • To Do: Impromptu- Poetry- Oratory run thru on FRIDAY, Po fo run throughs begin Tuesday-- Cases due on Friday by the end of the day, LD run through on Nov. 3-- cases due Oct. 31 by end of the day, t-shirt design due Friday-- should include Crater BIS, Speech and Debate, 2016-17

    • Upcoming Events:

      • Congress on Nov. 2

      • LD Thurs at lunch-- attend if interested in LD

      • Speech/ Debate practice Oct. 26 12-3:30 PM in tech center

      • Work Day 8:30-6:30 on Oct. 26 and 27 in the tech center!

October 21

  1. Warm-Up: SpAr debate

  2. Nov. 5th events

  3. Work Day/ Run Thrus

  • Po Fo-- Work on cases-- submit rough draft to Sullivan by 4pm today

  • Lincoln Douglas-- Work on cases-- submit rough draft of aff AND neg case to Sullivan by 4pm on Oct. 31

  • Radio-- finish script, practice it, and be ready to perform on Monday

  • Student Congress-- if you are going on Nov. 2, do research on bills OR write aff case for shark fin bill

  • Jennasee and Mague-- work on prose presentations

  • Impromptu, Poetry (Ty), and Oratory-- meet Sullivan in Craft's room

    • To Do: Po fo run throughs begin Tuesday, Radio on Monday, LD run through on Nov. 3-- cases due Oct. 31 by end of the day, t-shirt design due TODAY-- should include Crater BIS, Speech and Debate, 2016-17

    • Upcoming Events:

      • Congress on Nov. 2

      • Speech/ Debate practice Oct. 26 12-3:30 PM in tech center

      • Work Day 8:30-6:30 on Oct. 26 and 27 in the tech center!

      • FINAL poetry run thru on Oct. 26

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Week 8: October 24 – 28

October 24

  1. Warm-Up: Choose t-shirt design

  2. Parents-- gift wrapping

  3. Nov. 5th events FINALIZE

  4. Poetry (Ty, Jennasee)

  5. Radio (James)

  6. Practicing tone

  7. Oratory

  8. Impromptu

    • To Do: Po fo run throughs begin TOMORROW, LD run through on Nov. 3-- cases due Oct. 31 by end of the day

    • Upcoming Events:

      • Congress on Nov. 2

      • Speech/ Debate practice WEDNESDAY 12-3:30 PM in tech center-- Bring your scripts, cases, legislation, and research!

      • Work Day 8:30-6:30 on Oct. 26 and 27 in the tech center!

October 25

  1. Warm-Up: Take out paper for debate flow.

  2. Debate #1

  3. T-shirt design vote

  4. Wednesday 12-3:30-- speech and debate practice! Bring scripts, cases, legislation, and research!

    • To Do: Po fo run throughs continue on Monday, LD run through on Nov. 3-- cases due Oct. 31 by end of the day

    • Upcoming Events:

      • Congress on Nov. 2

      • Phoenix tournament Nov. 5-- transport yourself OR meet at Crater

      • Speech/ Debate practice WEDNESDAY 12-3:30 PM in tech center-- Bring your scripts, cases, legislation, and research!

      • Work Day 8:30-6:30 on Oct. 26 and 27 in the tech center!

October 26

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 27

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 28

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences
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Week 9: October 31 – November 4

October 31

  1. Warm-Up: Take out paper for debate flow.

  2. Confirm congress

    Tuesday-- after school debate?

    Friday-- after school IEs?

  3. Debate #2

  4. T-shirt design vote

    • To Do: Po fo run throughs continue tomorrow, LD run through on Thursday-- cases due TODAY by end of the day, wear fancy professional clothes to Speech and Debate on Wed for group pic, Congress practice on Wednesday!

      • PUBLIC FORUM-- please submit final case by Wednesday to make sure it is ready for competition!

    • Upcoming Events:

      • North Valley Congress on WEDNESDAY-- release at 2:45, depart at 3-- bring legislation and research!

      • Phoenix tournament SATURDAY-- transport yourself (Phoenix HS at 7:30) OR meet at Crater (front lot at 7:10). Runs from 7:30 AM to 10 PM. Bring homework, books, etc. You can bring a comfy change of clothes. Don't forget money for concessions!

November 1

  1. Warm-Up: Take out paper for debate flow.

  2. Congress reminder

  3. Today-- after school debate in Tech Center?

  4. Debate #2

  5. T-shirt design vote

    • To Do: Po fo run throughs continue Friday, LD run through on Thursday-- TURN IN CASES, wear fancy professional clothes to Speech and Debate on Wed for group pic, Congress practice on Wednesday!

      • PUBLIC FORUM-- please submit final case by Wednesday to make sure it is ready for competition!

    • Upcoming Events:

      • North Valley Congress TOMORROW-- release at 2:45, depart at 3-- bring legislation and research!

      • Phoenix tournament SATURDAY-- see handout

November 2

  1. Warm-Up: T-shirt designs, pro con lists

  2. Congress reminder-- it's TODAY! Release @ 2:45, depart @ 3, return @ 8:15

  3. Clackamas registration- see me at lunch to chat :)

  4. Practice congress

  5. Group photo

    • To Do: Po fo run throughs continue Friday, LD run through TOMORROW-- TURN IN CASES, class celebration on Monday-- bring breakfast food or drink!

    • Upcoming Events:

      • IE Practice for tournament Friday in rm 27 after school

      • Phoenix tournament SATURDAY-- see handout

November 3

  1. Warm-Up: Debrief congress

  2. Driving/ riding agreement

  3. Clackamas registration- see me after school to chat!

  4. LD debate

    • To Do: Bring driving/ riding agreement back TOMORROW, debaters-- work on creating a binder of rebuttals for Saturday!, Po fo run throughs continue TOMORROW, class celebration on Monday-- bring breakfast food or drink!

    • Upcoming Events:

      • IE Practice for tournament Friday in rm 27 after school

      • Phoenix tournament SATURDAY-- see handout

November 4

  1. Warm-Up: 5 mins of news/ thank you notes

  2. Driving/ riding agreement

  3. Clackamas registration- see me at lunch to chat!

  4. Prep after school in tech center

  5. Tournament is TOMORROW! 7:10 @ Crater OR 7:30 at Phoenix

  6. Debate/ research and watch your videos-- Download this printer

    • To Do: Debaters-- work on creating a binder of rebuttals for Saturday!, class celebration on Monday-- bring breakfast food or drink!

    • Upcoming Events:

      • IE Practice for tournament TODAY in rm 27 after school

      • Phoenix tournament SATURDAY-- see handout

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Week 10: November 7 – 11

November 7

  1. Warm-Up: Get food!

  2. Debrief tournament-- three questions

  3. Sullivan's reflections

  4. Set goal #3 using ballots

  5. Peer Pride

  6. What's next?

    • To Do: Prep times this week-- Wed from 4-6:30 and Friday from 8:30 to 10:30 OR 1:30-5, next round of speeches begins Nov. 21, Po Fo rough drafts of cases due Monday, in-class work days are Tues and Wed this week, pay for Clackamas by Thursday before 1st-- give Sullivan reciept

November 8

  1. Warm-Up: Finish Peer Pride from yesterday

  2. Turn in goal #3

  3. Updates and practices

  4. What's next? and individual tasks in tech center

    Resolved: The United States should end Plan Colombia.

    Jennasee/ Ty/ Mague-- Choose a prose piece and practice (present Nov. 21st)-- let Sully know your choice by Thursday

    Blake/ Alexus-- Prep your oratory-- make an outline and give to Sully by Thursday morning (present Nov. 21st)

    Braden/ Seth/ Kameren/ Meyah/ Cole/ Parker-- Meet up with Sullivan/ read up on Plan Colombia (in-class debates begin Nov. 28)

    Cody-- Decide on a topic for your bill for Clackamas (Give to Sullivan by end of week)

    Julia-- Review your oratory and make sure you have three main areas of focus with subpoints-- give outline to Sullivan by Thursday morning (present Nov. 21st)

    Ty/ Braden/ Blake-- Write Dec. 7 bill or resolution-- must be holiday related (Turn in by end of next week)

    James/ Lauren-- Write your radio-- give to Sullivan by Thursday morning (Present Nov. 22)

    Payten-- Choose a poetry collection and practice-- let Sully know your choice by Thursday (Present Nov. 22)

    Christian-- What do you want to do?

    Andrew-- What do you want to do?

    Charles-- What do you want to do?

    Ben-- What do you want to do?

    Jantz-- Continue improving your LD cases and readup on qualified immunity (Re-debate on Nov. 23rd)

    • To Do: Prep times this week-- Wed from 4-6:30 and Friday from 8:30 to 10:30 OR 1:30-5, next round of speeches begins Nov. 21, Po Fo rough drafts of cases due Monday, in-class work days are Tues and Wed this week, pay for Clackamas by Thursday before 1st-- give Sullivan reciept, Dec. 7th

November 9

  1. Warm-Up: Finish Peer Pride from Monday

  2. Updates and practices-- today at 4-6:30, Friday 1:30-5

  3. Legislation-- read it over-- Crater's bill is GMO

  4. What's next? and individual tasks in tech center

    Resolved: The United States should end Plan Colombia.

    Jennasee/ Ty-- Choose a prose piece and practice (present Nov. 21st)-- let Sully know your choice by Thursday

    Mague-- Prep for Big Question debate

    Blake/ Alexus-- Prep your oratory-- make an outline and give to Sully by Thursday morning (present Nov. 21st)

    Braden/ Seth/ Kameren/ Meyah/ Cole/ Parker-- Meet up with Sullivan/ outline case for Plan Colombia (in-class debates begin Nov. 28)

    Cody-- Decide on a topic for your bill for Clackamas (Give to Sullivan by Thursday)

    Julia-- Review your oratory and make sure you have three main areas of focus with subpoints-- give outline to Sullivan by Thursday morning (present Nov. 21st)

    Ty/ Braden/ Blake-- Write Dec. 7 bill or resolution-- must be holiday related (Turn in by end of next week)

    James/ Lauren-- Write your radio-- give to Sullivan by Thursday morning (Present Nov. 22)

    Payten-- Choose a poetry collection and practice-- let Sully know your choice by Thursday (Present Nov. 22)

    Christian-- Outline your oratory-- give outline to Sullivan by Thursday

    Andrew-- What do you want to do?

    Charles-- Choose poems and share with Sullivan by Thursday

    Ben-- What do you want to do?

    Jantz-- Continue improving your LD cases and readup on qualified immunity (Re-debate on Nov. 23rd)

    • To Do: Prep times this week-- Wed from 4-6:30 and Friday from 1:30-5, next round of speeches begins Nov. 21, Po Fo rough drafts of cases due Monday, in-class work days are Wed this week, pay for Clackamas by Thursday before 1st-- give Sullivan reciept, Congress people aff GMO bill speech/ non-congress people neg GMO bill speech due Tuesday

November 10

  1. Warm-Up: 5 mins. of news

  2. Updates and practices-- Friday 1:30-5

  3. Show Sullivan prose/ poetry pieces, turn in radio and oratory outlines, bill for Clackamas due today/ po fo rough draft due Monday/ congress GMO aff or neg speech due Tuesday

  4. Work day

    • To Do: In-class prep times next week are Wednesday and Thursday, next round of speeches begins Nov. 21, Po Fo rough drafts of cases due Monday, Congress people aff GMO bill speech/ non-congress people neg GMO bill speech due Tuesday

November 11

  1. Veteran's Day – No School
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Week 11: November 14 – 18

November 14

  1. Warm-Up: 5 mins. of news

  2. Sullivan gone Wed-Fri

  3. Clackamas-- pay for it!

  4. Po fo-- share or give cases to Sullivan TODAY

  5. Correcting negative speaking habits

  6. Work time

    • To Do: In-class prep times this week are Wednesday and Thursday, next round of speeches begins MONDAY, Congress people aff GMO bill speech/ non-congress people neg GMO bill speech due Tuesday, practice congress on Tuesday

    • Next practice congress on Friday

    • Oratory, impromptu, and prose-- presenting Monday the 21st

    • Radio, impromptu, and poetry-- presenting Tuesday the 22nd

    • LD Debate-- presenting Wednesday the 23rd

    • Po fo presenting the 28th-30th

November 15

  1. Warm-Up: CNN news

  2. Sullivan gone Wed-Fri

  3. Clackamas-- pay for it! and permission slip

  4. Screening shirts? Mon or Tues

  5. Po fo-- share or give cases to Sullivan YESTERDAY

  6. Splitting bill prep

  7. Congress practice

  8. Turn in speeches

    • To Do: In-class prep times this week are Wednesday and Thursday, next round of speeches begins MONDAY, Next roung of bill speeches due Friday, next practice congress on Friday, Clackamas paperwork due Tuesday!

    • Oratory, impromptu, and prose-- presenting Monday the 21st

    • Radio, impromptu, and poetry-- presenting Tuesday the 22nd

    • LD Debate-- presenting Wednesday the 23rd

    • Po fo presenting the 28th-30th

November 16

  1. Warm-Up: Take roll

  2. Practice and open lab-- Monday 4-8pm

  3. Everyone: Work on aff/ neg speeches for practice congress on Friday.

  • Election Process-- Aff Mague/ Neg Ty
  • GMO-- EVERYONE!
  • Medical-- Aff Braden and Meyah/ Neg Alexus
  • Income Tax-- Aff Seth/ Neg Cole
  • Taser-- Aff Andrew and Jantz/ Neg Blake
  • Student Loans-- Aff Julia/ Neg James
  • Mentally Ill-- Aff Lauten and Payten/ Neg Charles
  • Tax law-- Aff Kameren and Cody/ Neg Alexus
  • Technological Direction-- Aff Parker/ Neg Ben
  • Veterans Choice-- Aff Andrew, Jennasee, and Braden/ Neg Christian
  1. Work on current event prep

  • Ty, Jennasse, Payten, Mague, Andrew, Charles-- practice prose to present Monday
  • Mague-- write Big Question case
  • Blake, Alexus, Julia, Christian-- practice oratories to present Monday
  • Braden, Seth, Kameren, Meyah, Cole, Parker-- finish Plan Colombia cases and share with Sullivan via Google Docs
  • Cody-- finalize resolution and send to Sullivan, prep Aff speech for your resolution and an aff or neg speech for Philipines resolution
  • James, Lauren-- write script for your radio and practice; share with Sullivan by Friday and present on Tuesday
  • Ben-- create an outline for ADS and share with Sullivan by the end of the week
  • Jantz-- research qualified immunity and prep cases to re-debate next Wednesday
    • To Do: Next round of speeches begins MONDAY, next practice congress on Friday, Clackamas paperwork due Tuesday!

    • Oratory, impromptu, and prose-- presenting Monday the 21st

    • Radio, impromptu, and poetry-- presenting Tuesday the 22nd

    • LD Debate-- presenting Wednesday the 23rd

    • Po fo presenting the 28th-30th

November 17

  1. Warm-Up: Take roll

  2. Practice and open lab-- Monday 4-8pm

  3. Everyone: Work on aff/ neg speeches for practice congress on Friday.

  • Election Process-- Aff Mague/ Neg Ty
  • GMO-- EVERYONE!
  • Medical-- Aff Braden and Meyah/ Neg Alexus
  • Income Tax-- Aff Seth/ Neg Cole
  • Taser-- Aff Andrew and Jantz/ Neg Blake
  • Student Loans-- Aff Julia/ Neg James
  • Mentally Ill-- Aff Lauren and Payten/ Neg Charles
  • Tax Law-- Aff Kameren and Cody/ Neg Alexus
  • Technological Direction-- Aff Parker/ Neg Ben
  • Veterans Choice-- Aff Andrew, Jennasee, and Braden/ Neg Christian
  1. Work on current event prep

  • Ty, Jennasse, Payten, Mague, Andrew, Charles-- practice prose to present Monday
  • Mague-- write Big Question case
  • Blake, Alexus, Julia, Christian-- practice oratories to present Monday
  • Braden, Seth, Kameren, Meyah, Cole, Parker-- finish Plan Colombia cases and share with Sullivan via Google Docs
  • Cody-- finalize resolution and send to Sullivan, prep Aff speech for your resolution and an aff or neg speech for Philipines resolution
  • James, Lauren-- write script for your radio and practice; share with Sullivan by Friday and present on Tuesday
  • Ben-- create an outline for ADS and share with Sullivan by the end of the week
  • Jantz-- research qualified immunity and prep cases to re-debate next Wednesday
  • Seth, Braden, Andrew-- practice impomptu so you can present Monday or Tuesday
    • To Do: Next round of speeches begins MONDAY, next practice congress TOMORROW, Clackamas paperwork due Tuesday!

    • Oratory, impromptu, and prose-- presenting Monday the 21st

    • Radio, impromptu, and poetry-- presenting Tuesday the 22nd

    • LD Debate-- presenting Wednesday the 23rd

    • Po fo presenting the 28th-30th

November 18

  1. Warm-Up: Take out your legislation

  2. Practice and open lab-- Monday 4-8pm

  3. Practice congress

  4. Put aff and neg congress speeches in the tray

    • To Do: Next round of speeches begins MONDAY, Clackamas paperwork due Tuesday!

    • Oratory, impromptu, and prose-- presenting Monday the 21st

    • Radio, impromptu, and poetry-- presenting Tuesday the 22nd

    • LD Debate-- presenting Wednesday the 23rd

    • Po fo presenting the 28th-30th

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Week 12: November 21 – 25

November 21

  1. Warm-Up: Five minutes of news

  2. Practice and open lab-- TODAY 4-8pm

  3. Impromptu

  4. Oratory

  5. Prose

  6. Practice congress

  7. Put aff and neg congress speeches in the tray

    • To Do: Clackamas paperwork due Tuesday!

    • Oratory, impromptu, and prose-- presenting Monday the 21st

    • Radio, oratory, and poetry-- presenting Tuesday

    • LD Debate-- presenting Wednesday

    • Po fo presenting the 28th-30th

November 22

  1. Warm-Up: Spar debate

  2. Turn in aff/ neg congress speeches, turn in Clackamas paperwork

  3. ALL FINAL SPEECHES for Clackamas due on Monday-- share with Sullivan (includes congress sponsorship speech and radio!)

  4. Next work day-- Tuesday from 4-6 PM in tech center

  5. Impromptu-- Alexus

  6. Oratory-- Blake, Alexus, Julia, Christian

  7. Prose-- Jennasee

  8. Poetry-- Charles

  9. Radio-- Lauren, James

    • To Do:

    • LD Debate-- Monday

    • Po Fo-- Tuesday-Wednesday

    • Reading of sponsorship speech-- Thursday

    • ADS-- Thursday

    • Present to Freshmen-- Wednesday

November 23

  1. Warm-Up: Present!

  2. Turn in aff/ neg congress speeches, turn in Clackamas paperwork

  3. ALL FINAL SPEECHES for Clackamas due on Monday-- share with Sullivan (includes congress sponsorship speech and radio!)

  4. Next work day-- Tuesday from 4-6 PM in tech center

  5. Prose-- Ty

  6. Poetry-- Payten, Andrew

  7. Oratory-- Alexus, Christian

  8. Radio-- Lauren, James

  9. Freshman Presenters-- practice in Huggins' room

    • To Do:

    • LD Debate-- Monday

    • Po Fo-- Tuesday-Wednesday

    • Reading of sponsorship speech-- Thursday

    • ADS-- Thursday

    • Present to Freshmen-- Wednesday

November 24

  1. Thanksgiving Holiday – No School

November 25

  1. Thanksgiving Holiday – No School
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Week 13: November 28 – December 2

November 28

  1. Warm-Up: Enunciation exercise

  2. Frosh presentation

  3. Presenters for Wednesday? And wear t-shirts to present!

  4. Turn in aff/ neg congress speeches, turn in Clackamas paperwork

  5. ALL FINAL SPEECHES for Clackamas due TODAY-- share with Sullivan

  6. Next work day-- TOMORROW from 4-6 PM in tech center

  7. Individual events/ frosh presentations-- Huggins' room

  8. LD Debate

    • To Do:

    • Radios-- Tuesday

    • Po Fo-- Tuesday-Wednesday

    • Reading of sponsorship speech-- Thursday

    • Present to Freshmen-- Wednesday

    • Wear shirts-- Thursday

November 29

  1. Warm-Up: Finalize frosh presentations and prep binders

  2. WEAR SHIRTS TOMORROW

  3. Turn in aff/ neg congress speeches, turn in Clackamas paperwork

  4. Next work day-- TODAY from 4-6 PM in tech center

  5. Individual events/ frosh presentations-- Huggins' room

  6. Po Fo Debate

  7. Prose and poetry run thrus

    • To Do:

    • Radios-- Wednesday

    • Po Fo-- Wednesday

    • Reading of sponsorship speech-- Thursday

    • Present to Freshmen-- Wednesday

    • Final-- Thursday

November 30

  1. Warm-Up: Head to frosh presentations, radios

  2. Turn in Clackamas paperwork-- Ty, Mague

  3. Individual events-- Huggins' room

  4. Po Fo Debate

    • To Do:

    • Reading of sponsorship speech-- Thursday

    • Final-- Thursday

    • Clackamas is THIS WEEKEND :)

    • Congress is next Wednesday

December 1

  1. Warm-Up: Discuss with a friend-- should we have a speech & debate holiday party?

  2. Clackamas info

  3. College credit people-- take final; everyone else-- turn in responses to questions from Monday

  4. Turn in Clackamas paperwork-- Ty

  5. Debate-- work on cases using Chromebooks and put binders together; Download this printer.

  6. Cody-- sponsorship speech

  7. Lauren-- radio

  8. Ty-- prose

  9. Andrew-- poetry

  10. Julia-- oratory

    To do:

    • Congress is next Wednesday

December 2

  1. Teacher Inservice – No School
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