2018 – 2019 Speech & Debate Trimester 1 Agenda

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Week 1: September 3 – 7

September 3

  1. Labor Day – no school

September 4

  1. Welcome Freshmen!

September 5

  1. Welcome! Word of the Day: Speech & Debate
  2. What is Speech & Debate?
  3. Syllabus and remind.com
  4. Athletic paperwork and pay to play
  5. Calendar (change parent meeting) and novice debate workshop
  6. Noun speech
  7. Why debate?
  8. Basic debate structure
  9. Homework: Athletic paperwork and pay to play due FRIDAY, novice workshop on Sept. 15th

September 6

  1. Word of the Day: SpAr
  2. Reminder-- athletic paperwork and pay to play
  3. Noun speeches
  4. Review debate structure
  5. How to judge debate
  6. SpAr debate structure
  7. Start SpAr debates
  • Homework: Athletic paperwork and pay to play due FRIDAY, novice workshop on Sept. 15th-- sign up!

September 7

  1. Word of the Day: claim
  2. Reminder-- athletic paperwork and pay to play
  3. Noun speeches
  4. SpAr debates
  5. Homework: Sign up for novice workshop, practice Monday 4-6, practice Tuesday at lunch, parent meeting Wednesday at 4

Week 2: September 10 – 14

September 10

  1. Word of the Day: warrant
  2. Novice workshop sign ups
  3. Cartoon
  4. Weekly goal-setting
  5. Choose a debate style
  6. Debate case structure
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6, practice Tuesday at lunch, parent meeting Wednesday at 4

September 11

  1. Word of the Day: impact
  2. BIS Parent Night @ 6pm on Thursday-- 9- library, 10- Warner, 11/12- tech center, then all grades in Student Center
  3. Noun speeches
  4. Constituesday
  5. What to wear for Speech & Debate
  6. Which event should you do?
  • Homework: Practice today at lunch, parent meeting Wednesday at 4, Novice workshop on Saturday 9-4

September 12

  1. Word of the Day: weighing mechanism
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Saturday workshop responsibilities
  4. BIS Parent Night @ 6pm on Thursday-- 9- library, 10- Warner, 11/12- tech center, then all grades in Student Center
  5. Finish Constituesday
  6. Understanding weighing mechanisms and writing a case
  7. Brainstorm contentions
  8. Type debate case-- decide on AFF and NEG
  9. TOOLS:
  • Homework: Parent meeting TODAY at 4, Novice workshop on Saturday 9-4, turn in athletic paperwork and pay to play, case due by the end of class on Monday!

September 13

  1. Word of the Day: resolution
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Saturday workshop reminders
  4. BIS Parent Night @ 6pm TODAY-- 9- library, 10- Warner, 11/12- tech center, then all grades in Student Center
  5. Understanding weighing mechanisms and writing a case
  6. Type debate case
  7. TOOLS:
  • Homework: Parent meeting Tuesday at 5:30, practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, Novice workshop on Saturday 9-4, turn in athletic paperwork and pay to play, case due by the end of class on Monday

September 14

  1. Word of the Day: value
  2. Saturday workshop reminders and paperwork needed
  3. Work day log-- turn in at the end of class
  4. Work Day! Finish debate case, start new event, watch a debate
  5. Resources:
  • Homework: Parent meeting Tuesday at 5:30, practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, Novice workshop TOMORROW, turn in athletic paperwork and pay to play, case due by the end of class on Monday

Week 3 September 17 – 21

September 17

  1. Word of the Day: criterion
  2. Saturday workshop update
  3. Cartoon!
  4. Finish debate case-- print what you have by the end of class-- if you finish, watch a debate!
  5. Resources:
  • Homework: Parent meeting TOMORROW at 5:30, practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, turn in athletic paperwork and pay to play

September 18

  1. Word of the Day: contention
  2. Sign up to compete and/ or help on Sept. 30th Ashland Grand Prix Novice Tournament
  3. Debate case lab
  4. Add to goal-setting log
  5. Constituesday-- 10 fun facts about the Preamble-- article HERE
  • Homework: Parent meeting TODAY at 5:30, practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, turn in athletic paperwork and pay to play

September 19

  1. Word of the Day: subpoint
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Sign up to compete and/ or help on Sept. 30th Ashland Grand Prix Novice Tournament
  4. Finalize cases and print final draft-- due by 4pm today
  5. Work on other events when you finish!
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch

September 20

  1. Word of the Day: flow
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Sign up to compete and/ or help on Sept. 30th Ashland Grand Prix Novice Tournament
  4. Sign up for S. Coast tournament-- Oct. 5-7
  5. How to flow-- two styles
  6. Practice flow
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch

September 21

  1. Word of the Day: rebuttal
  2. Debate schedule for next week
  3. Return debate cases
  4. Finish flow example
  5. Sign up to compete and/ or help on Sept. 30th Ashland Grand Prix Novice Tournament-- deadline to finalize is MONDAY
  6. Sign up for S. Coast tournament-- Oct. 5-7-- 1 male/ 3 female-- deadline to finalize is TUESDAY
  7. Items for debate binder:
    • legal pad
    • cases-- aff and neg
    • printed articles
    • 2 pens of different colors
    • debate rules
    • debate terms
  8. Work day! Fill out log-- fix debate cases, read up on speech events HERE, or work on existing speech events
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch

Week 4: September 24 – 28

September 24

  1. Word of the Day: observation
  2. Cartoon
  3. Ballots
  4. Debate Day 1
  5. Sign up to compete and/ or help on Sept. 30th Ashland Grand Prix Novice Tournament-- deadline to finalize is TODAY
  6. Sign up for S. Coast tournament-- Oct. 5-7-- 2 female-- deadline to finalize is TUESDAY
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, debates continue tomorrow

September 25

  1. Word of the Day: sign posting
  2. Ballots
  3. Debate Day 2
  4. Sign up for S. Coast tournament-- Oct. 5-7
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, debates continue tomorrow

September 26

  1. Word of the Day: cross ex
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Ballots
  4. Debate Day 3
  5. Sign up for S. Coast tournament-- Oct. 5-7-- 1 female spot
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, debates continue tomorrow, S. Coast paperwork and payment due Friday, group pic on Tuesday during 1st period-- wear professional clothing!

September 27

  1. Word of the Day: grand crossfire
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Officer's meeting-- Mon or Fri at lunch?
  4. Ballots
  5. Debate Day 4
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, S. Coast paperwork and payment due Friday, group pic on Tuesday during 1st period-- wear professional clothing

September 28

  1. Word of the Day: voters
  2. Officer's meeting-- Mon at lunch
  3. General debate feedback
  4. Work day! Either improve cases or begin/ continue working on speech events-- run through novice tournament events
  5. Sign ups-- PP concessions, Willamette tournament, Student Congress, He Man staff
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, S. Coast paperwork and payment due TODAY, group pic on Tuesday during 1st period-- wear professional clothing

Week 5: October 1 – 5

October 1

  1. Word of the Day: advantage
  2. Reflection-- Grand Prix and round 1 of debates
  3. Picture TOMORROW!
  4. Helpers-- Ed Tech Summit? on Oct. 12
  5. Sign ups-- Willamette, Congress, Fundraisers
  6. Cartoon
  7. BQ Topic and style of debate
  8. What motivates humans?
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, S. Coast paperwork and payment due TODAY, group pic on Tuesday during 1st period-- wear professional clothing, we depart for the coast at 4 on Friday!

October 2

  1. Word of the Day: disadvantage
  2. Bus training
  3. Group picture
  4. Helpers-- Ed Tech Summit? on Oct. 12
  5. Constituesday-- Art. 1, Sec. 1-4
  6. Read BQ AFF cases in small groups
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, S. Coast paperwork and payment due TODAY, we depart for the coast at 4 on Friday

October 3

  1. Word of the Day: offtime roadmap
  2. People to go screen shirts
  3. World Schools on Oct. 14th
  4. Donut reminder
  5. Group pics
  6. Finish Art 1 Sec 1-4
  7. Practice congress
  8. Choose legislation
  9. Read BQ AFF cases in small groups
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, we depart for the coast at 4 on Friday-- meet in rm 19!

October 4

  1. Word of the Day: framework
  2. Shirts!
  3. He Man Monday-- Meet in rm 19 at 6:15-- Chloe, Alyssa, Emme, Maddi, Ashley
  4. World Schools on Oct. 14th
  5. How to avoid bad habits at tournaments
  6. Donut reminder
  7. Finish distributing bills and resolutions
  8. How to write a congress speech-- Example
    • Tell which side you are on, and give the legislation name
    • Start with something exciting!
    • Share statistics and quotes in an organized way-- tell your sources!
    • Urge the congress to vote with you
    • 3 minute max
  9. Write speeches! Bill Packet
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, we depart for the coast at 4 on Friday-- meet in rm 19, wear shirts on Friday!

October 5

  1. Word of the Day: harms
  2. He Man Monday-- Meet in rm 19 at 6:15-- Chloe, Alyssa, Emme, Maddi, Ashley
  3. How to write a congress speech-- Example
    • Tell which side you are on, and give the legislation name
    • Start with something exciting!
    • Share statistics and quotes in an organized way-- tell your sources!
    • Urge the congress to vote with you
    • 3 minute max
  4. Write speeches! Bill Packet
  5. WORK DAY-- Work on congress speeches (due by end of class Monday), research Big Questions HERE, prep for South Coast, work on individual events, etc.
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, Congress on Wednesday-- dress professionally- bring supplies- dismiss at 2:45- depart at 3!

Week 6: October 8 – 12

October 8

  1. Word of the Day: solvency
  2. Willamette Sign Ups-- due tomorrow
  3. He Man TODAY-- Meet in rm 19 at 6:15-- Chloe, Alyssa, Emme, Maddi, Ashley
  4. Congress on Wednesday-- dress professionally- bring supplies- dismiss at 2:45- depart at 3!
  5. PP Concessions on Wednesday-- meet in Williams' room at 6pm
  6. How to write a congress speech-- Example
    • Tell which side you are on, and give the legislation name
    • Start with something exciting!
    • Share statistics and quotes in an organized way-- tell your sources!
    • Urge the congress to vote with you
    • 3 minute max
  7. Write speeches! Bill Packet
  8. WORK DAY-- Work on congress speeches (due by end of class Monday), research Big Questions HERE, prep for South Coast, work on individual events, etc.-- fill out work log and turn in by end of period
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch

October 9

  1. Word of the Day: abusive
  2. Willamette Sign Ups-- due TODAY-- pay by end of this week
  3. Congress on Wednesday-- dress professionally- bring supplies- dismiss at 2:45- depart at 3!
  4. PP Concessions on Wednesday-- meet in Williams' room at 6pm-- Brenden, Emme, Jeseen, Leo?
  5. Constituesday! Art I, Sec. 5-6
  6. Practice congress! Bill Packet
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, work on Nov. debate cases

October 10

  1. Word of the Day: bill
  2. Willamette Sign Ups-- pay by end of this week
  3. Congress TODAY-- dress professionally- bring supplies- dismiss at 2:45- depart at 3!
  4. PP Concessions on Wednesday-- meet in Williams' room at 6pm-- Brenden, Emme, Jeseen, Leo?
  5. Practice congress! Bill Packet
  6. Concessions help
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, work on Nov. debate cases

October 11

  1. Word of the Day: resolution
  2. Donut reminder
  3. Willamette Sign Ups-- pay by today
  4. Other tournament sign ups
  5. Congress update
  6. Big Questions negation
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, work on Nov. debate case, Midterm Quiz on Tuesday-- review Words of the Day, LD and Po Fo rules, general debate rules (flowing, decorum, etc.), and aff/neg on Big Questions topic

October 12

  1. State Inservice – no schools

Week 7: October 15 – 19

October 15

  1. Word of the Day: link
  2. Phoenix sign-ups due this week, payment due by Monday
  3. Work day Thursday 8:30 AM-12:30 PM in tech center (small side)
  4. Goal setting
  5. Cartoon
  6. Review for midterm HERE
  7. Make a TABROOM and NSDA account-- link to Crater
  8. Write debate case! Choose...
    1. Nov/ Dec Po Fo-- Resolved: The United States federal government should impose price controls on the pharmaceutical industry.
    2. Nov/ Dec LD-- aff or neg-- Resolved: In a democracy, the public’s right to know ought to be valued above the right to privacy of candidates for public office.
    3. Big Questions-- aff or neg-- resources HERE-- Resolved: Humans are primarily driven by self-interest.
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, work on Nov. debate case-- due by end of class Monday, Midterm Quiz on Tuesday-- review Words of the Day, LD and Po Fo rules, general debate rules (flowing, decorum, etc.), and aff/neg on Big Questions topic

October 16

  1. Word of the Day: parliamentary procedure
  2. Phoenix sign-ups due this week, payment due by Monday
  3. Willamette paperwork
  4. Congress legislation?
  5. The Point fundraiser-- Oct. 29th-- tell people!
  6. Work day Thursday 8:30 AM-12:30 PM in tech center (small side)
  7. Goal setting
  8. Constituesday Art. I sec 7-8
  9. Take midterm HERE
  10. Make a TABROOM and NSDA account-- link to Crater-- if you didn't yesterday
  11. Write debate case! Choose...
    • Nov/ Dec Po Fo-- Resolved: The United States federal government should impose price controls on the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Nov/ Dec LD-- aff or neg-- Resolved: In a democracy, the public’s right to know ought to be valued above the right to privacy of candidates for public office.
    • Big Questions-- aff or neg-- resources HERE-- Resolved: Humans are primarily driven by self-interest.
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, work on Nov. debate case-- due by end of class Monday, The Point fundraiser on Oct. 29th

October 17

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 18

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences

October 19

  1. Parent/Teacher Conferences

Week 8: October 22 – 26

October 22

  1. Word of the Day: legislative branch
  2. Silverton sign ups due this week
  3. Congress legislation?
  4. College trip students?
  5. Cartoon
  6. Make a TABROOM and NSDA account-- link to Crater-- if you didn't yet
  7. Run throughs of Phoenix events
  8. Finish debate case-- due by the end of class today-- print and give to Sullivan! Choose...
    • Nov/ Dec Po Fo-- Resolved: The United States federal government should impose price controls on the pharmaceutical industry.
    • Nov/ Dec LD-- aff or neg-- Resolved: In a democracy, the public’s right to know ought to be valued above the right to privacy of candidates for public office.
    • Big Questions-- aff or neg-- resources HERE-- Resolved: Humans are primarily driven by self-interest.
  • Homework: Practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, work on Nov. debate case, The Point fundraiser on Oct. 29th, Phoenix tournament is this coming Saturday-- meet out front at 7:30 AM!, Trevor-- legislation due Thurs.

October 23

  1. Word of the Day: bicameral
  2. Silverton sign ups due this week
  3. Constituesday! Art. I 9-10 and WS
  4. Debate case lab-- we will correct/ improve cases tomorrow!
  5. Organize binder-- must have
    • Aff and Neg BQ cases
    • paper
    • structure of BQ debate
    • 2 pens of different colors
  • Homework: Big Questions debates start Thursday, practice Monday 4-6 and Tuesday at lunch, work on Nov. debate case, The Point fundraiser on MONDAY, Phoenix tournament is this coming Saturday-- meet out front at 7:30 AM!

October 24

  1. donut reminder

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November 12

  1. Veteran's Day – no school

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  1. Thanksgiving Holiday – no school

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  1. Thanksgiving Holiday – no school

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  1. Inservice/Professional Development – no school