Syllabuses  for July 2020 Programs

August programs now open. Syllabi will be posted August 1st.

Competitive Speech Syllabus

Class #1 – Speech as a Sport

Class #2-3-4 – Interpretive Speaking (HI / DI)

Class #4 – Informative Speech

Class #5-6-7 – Extemporaneous

Class #8 – Informative Delivery + Impromptu

Class #9 – Impromptu Tournament + Review

Business Leadership Syllabus

Class #1 – Going up? The Elevator Pitch!

Class #2 – The Ideal Team Player

Class #3 – Keep It Professional… on Email!

Class #4 – Hiring and Firing

Class #5 – Review and Present

Class #6 –  Engaging Investors

Class #7 –  Presentation Design

Class #8 – Business Psychology

Class #9 – Shark Tank Rehearsal

Class #10 – Shark Tank Competition

Debate Grades 4-6 Syllabus

Class #1 – Basics of Debate Theory

Class #2 – Debate Structure(+1st practice debate)

Class #3 – Fact Resolutions

Class #4 – Rhetoric: Signposting and Tagging

Class #5 – Organization + Debate Notation

Class #6 – Principles of Research

Class #7 – Public Forum Debate

Class #8 – Cross Examination

Class #9 – Ranked Debate Scrimmages

Class #10(9 for class) – Review + Final Debate Scrimmages

Fundamentals of Debate 7+

Class #1 – Debate Theory and Structure

Class #2 – Intro to the Resolution: Military Policy

Class #3 – Research Techniques and Organization

Class #4 – AFF Strategy and Case Building (Affirmative Strategy)

Class #5 – NEG Strategy and Teamwork (Negative Strategy)

Class #6 – Rebuttal Theory (+Rd 1 of tournament)

Class #7 – Cross Examination + Round 2 of tournament

Class #8 – Rounds 3 and 4 

Class #9 – Quarter and Semifinal Round

Class #10(9 for class) – Review + Final Round

Debate (Advanced)

Class #1 – Intro to Military Policy

Class #2 – Advanced Debate Theory

Class #3 – Expert Organization and Presentation

Class #4 – AFF Strategy and Case Building

Class #5 – NEG Strategy and Teamwork

Class #6 – Scrimmage Round 1

Class #7 – Scrimmage Round 2

Class #8 – Judging Intermediate

Class #9 – Tournament Outrounds

Class #10(9 for class) – Review + Final Round

Public Speaking Grades 4-5 Syllabus

Class #1 – First Impressions + Clarity

Class #2 – Prosody + Gestures

Class #3 – Delivering with Passion

Class #4 – Conversation Dynamics

Class #5 – Expressiveness Competition

Class #6 – Poetry + Tongue Twister Competition

Class #7 – Werewolf Politics Game

Class #8 – Monologue Competition

Class #9 – Review + Diction Comp

Public Speaking Grades 7+ (Beginner)

Class #1 – Body Language + Gestures

Class #2 – Prosody + Diction

Class #3 – Harnessing Emotion

Class #4 – First Impressions + Conversational Skills

Class #5 – Speech Writing

Class #6 – Platform Speech

Class #7 – Monologues

Class #8 – Original Deliveries

Class #9 – Speech Jeopardy

Public Speaking Grades 7+ (Advanced)

Class #1 – Ancient Principles of Rhetoric

Class #2 – Historical Simulation 1400s-1600s: Speeches in Crisis

Class #3 – Historical Simulation 1920s-1950s: Campaign Speeches 

Class #4 – Know Your Audience (A Modern Approach)

Class #5 – Original Deliveries

Class #6 – Story Telling Part 1

Class #7 – Story Telling Part 2

Class #8 – Speech Analytics + Rhetoric  

Class #9 – Team Writing: Short Stories

Class #10 – Short Story Delivery

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