Debate



Course
Grades
Semester/Year
Fee

Debate 1-2
10th-12th
Semester or Year
$100

This course is designed to develop the skills of effective communication. Students practice these skills through debate, student congress, oratory and impromptu, among other speech events. Students choosing to compete earn National Forensics League honors which could lead to scholarship awards. After-school labs, weekend tournaments and portfolios required for a passing grade.Teacher signature required: Current English teacher.

Debate 3-4 and Debate 5-6
11th-12th
Year
$100

Prerequisites: Debate 1-2.These courses deal with advanced techniques of forensic events. Students will choose debate and individual events for tournament competition and work on perfecting these skills throughout the year. Students earn National Forensics League honors which could lead to scholarship awards. Competition is required as the grade for this class. Grading is based upon preparation for and participation in forensic events. Holding after-school labs, competing in at least four after-school/weekend tournaments and daily attendance and participation are necessary for a passing grade.Teacher signature required: (Mrs.Bliss- 228).

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