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Speech and Debate Semester 1 (Period 3)

Instructor
Leya Naulls
Term
2019-2020
Description
Please read the attached text: World's Youngest Barber is an 8-year old West Philly Girl and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload it to Schoology.

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Assigned Dec. 13 Due Dec. 16

Opening Statement for Final Debate 

After completing the debate outline sheet and our class discussion on creating an opening statement for your final debate, use the attached Opening Statement for Final Debate to write the opening statement for your final debate. What you write and submit will be what you present when giving your final debate. 

 

 Once you have completed the assignment, you MUST UPLOAD it to Schoology for credit. Each partner must submit their own copy of the assignment to Schoology to receive credit.

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Collecting Ideas for Final Debate (Pros/Cons)

Assigned Dec. 9 Due Dec. 11

Direction: With your partner or group, review your topic and research question. Once you have reviewed your topic and conducted research, identify arguments in favor of your topic (pro) and against your topic (con). You will use this information to support and defend your response and position to the question posed for your debate. Once you have completed the Collecting Ideas for Debate Pros and Cons upload it to Schoology for credit. EACH PARTNER OR GROUP MEMBER MUST SUBMIT THEIR OWN COPY OF THE COMPLETED ASSIGNMENT.

DEBATE QUESTION ARE:

  1. Should students have daily chores?
  2. Should every home have a pet?
  3. Should junk food be banned from schools?
  4. Smoking should be banned in homes?
  5. Students should not play video games or use social media on a school night?
  6. Are iPhones the best smartphones
 

Partners

Topic and Position

Aylssa V., Gisselle F., and Adam P.

Should students have daily chores? (Pro)

Dylan L, Claire G.

Should students have daily chores? (Con)

Ariana S. and Mark T.

Should every home have a pet? (Pro)

Abby S. and Adam A

Should every home have a pet? (Con)

Savanna D. and Andrew C.

Should junk food be banned from schools? (Pro)

Brooke C., Alyssa C., and Kylie H.

Should junk food be banned from schools? (Con)

Victoria S. and Robert F.

Smoking should be banned in homes? (Pro)

Allyian J. and Elsie N.

Smoking should be banned in homes? (Con)

Jessica A., Eric M., and Brian C.

Students should not play video games or use social media on a school night?

Nathan K. and  Rosa P.

Students should not play video games or use social media on a school night?

Kianna M. and Mia G.

Are iPhones the best smartphones? (Pro)

Jose G and Matthew Z.

Are iPhones the best smartphones? (Con)

 
 
 

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Final Debate Topic and Ideas

Assigned Dec. 6 Due Dec. 9

In your assigned partnerships or triads, use the attached sheet to research and record information on your debate topic and position. Once you and your partners have completed your research please upload the completed worksheet here. EACH PARTNER MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED COPY OF THE ASSIGNMENT ON SCHOOLOGY.

DEBATE QUESTION ARE:

  1. Should students have daily chores?
  2. Should every home have a pet?
  3. Should junk food be banned from schools?
  4. Smoking should be banned in homes?
  5. Students should not play video games or use social media on a school night?
  6. Are iPhones the best smartphones?

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Assigned Dec. 5 Due Dec. 6

Please read the attached text  It seems everyone is playing "Fortnite," but are they old enough?

 and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload BOTH to Schoology for credit

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Pet Peeve Speech and Self Assessment

Assigned Dec. 4 Due Dec. 5

Use the attached sheet to reflect on the Pet Peeve Speech activity. Please answer each question in complete sentences and include examples to support your responses. Remember to include how presenting by yourself was different from presenting with a partner. Once you have completed the assignment upload it to Schoology.

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Pet Peeve Sensory Detail Organizer

Assigned Nov. 19 Due Nov. 22

Use the attached sensory detail graphic organizer to support you in the process of planning and writing your pet peeve speech. Once you complete the attached sensory detail organizer, UPLOAD it Schoology to receive credit.

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Oral "Role Play" Presentation and Self Evaluation

Assigned Nov. 18 Due Nov. 19

Complete the attached Oral "Role Play" Presentation and Self Evaluation worksheet. Answer each question using complete sentences and examples to support your answers. Once you have completed the worksheet, UPLOAD IT TO SCHOOLOFY TO RECEIVE CREDIT

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Pizza Hut's new round box is a giant leap for pizza-kind and article summary sheet
Assigned Nov. 12 Due Nov. 13

Please read the attached text: Pizza Hut's new round box is a giant leap for pizza-kind and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload BOTH to Schoology for credit

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Student Opinion: Video games are rotting kids’ brains and article summary sheet

Assigned Nov. 7 Due Nov. 8

Please read the attached text: Student Opinion: Video games are rotting kids’ brains and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload BOTH to Schoology for credit

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Muppet on  "Sesame Street" helps kids understand ... and article summary sheet

Assigned Nov. 6 Due Nov. 7

Please read the attached text: Muppet on "Sesame Street" helps kids understand what addiction is and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload BOTH to Schoology for credit

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Role Play Activity Directions, Rubric, and Character Sheet

Assigned Oct. 28 Due Oct. 30

Working with a partner, you will select a situation you would. Once you have selected your partner and situation have been approved, begin researching information about your character using the attached role-playing collecting sheet. Once you have completed the role-playing collecting sheet, submit it to Schoology

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Spooky spending for Halloween to reach $9 billion this season Text and Article Summary Sheet
 

Assigned Oct. 25 Due Oct. 28

Please read the attached text: Spooky spending for Halloween to reach $9 billion this season and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload BOTH to Schoology for credit

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Group Debate Reflection and Assessment
Assigned Oct. 24 Due Oct. 25
Use the attached sheet to reflect on the Group Debate. Please answer each question in complete sentences and include examples to support your responses.  After you completed your self-reflection and assessment, please assess your group by answering the following questions: What did your group do well? What were some of your group challenges? have Once you have completed the assignment upload it to Schoology.

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Rubric for In-Class Debate
 

Assigned Ocr. 16 Due Oct. 21

Please use the attached rubric and the information you collected to prepare for your in-class debates beginning Monday, October 21. 

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Debate Prep Outline Sheet

Assigned Oct. 14 Due Oct. 16

Working with your partner, complete the attached debate prep outline sheet. This is the sheet you will use to write/plan your debate. ONCE YOU HAVE COMPLETED THE OUTLINE, EACH PARTNER MUST UPLOAD IT TO SCHOOLOGY TO RECEIVE CREDIT

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Article: PRO/CON:  Is it time for public schools to put religion back into schools?  

 

Assigned Oct. 10 Due Oct.11

Please read the attached text: PRO/CON:  Is it time for public schools to put religion back into schools?  and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload BOTH to Schoology for credit

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Collecting Ideas for Debate Pro/Cons

Assigned Oct. 7 Due Oct. 9

Direction: With your partner or group, review your topic and research question. Once you have reviewed your topic and conducted research, identify arguments in favor of your topic (pro) and against your topic (con). You will use this information to support and defend your response and position to the question posed for your debate. Once you have completed the Collecting Ideas for Debate Pros and Cons upload it to Schoology for credit. EACH PARTNER OR GROUP MEMBER MUST SUBMIT THEIR OWN COPY OF THE COMPLETED ASSIGNMENT.

DEBATE QUESTION ARE:

  • Should tougher gun control laws be enacted in the United States? (Gun Control)
  • Is Obesity a disease? (obesity)
  • Are social media sites good for our society? (social media)
  • Should animals be used for scientific or commercial testing? (animal testing)
  • Is milk the healthiest beverage? (health and nutrition)

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Assigned Oct. 8 Due Oct.9
 
Please read the attached text: PRO/CON: Standing for the Pledge of Allegiance and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload BOTH to Schoology for credit

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Assigned Oct. 3 Due Oct. 7

In your assigned partnerships or triads, use the attached sheet to research and record information on your debate topic and position. Once you and your partners have completed your research please upload the completed worksheet here. EACH PARTNER MUST SUBMIT A COMPLETED COPY OF THE ASSIGNMENT ON SCHOOLOGY.

DEBATE QUESTION ARE:

  • Should tougher gun control laws be enacted in the United States? (Gun Control)
  • Is Obesity a disease? (obesity)
  • Are social media sites good for our society? (social media)
  • Should animals be used for scientific or commercial testing? (animal testing)
  • Is milk the healthiest beverage? (health)

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Something Worth Fight For Student Reflection

Assigned Sept.30 Due Oct. 1

Use the attached sheet to reflect on the object speech activity. Please answer each question in complete sentences and include examples to support your responses. Once you have completed the assignment upload it to Schoology.

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Assigned Sept. 20 Due Sept. 25

Use the attached rubric and planning sheet to write your one-sided debate.

Debates will begin on Thursday, Sept. 26

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Assigned September 16 Due September 19
Working in partnerships you will first come to an agreement of what you believe is worth fighting for. Once you have come to an agreement you will collect information about what you believe is worth fight for.  Complete the attached collecting ideas sheet to record your ideas for your debate. Once you have completed the collecting ideas sheet, SUBMIT it to Schoology for credit

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Assigned Sept. 6 Due Sept. 10

Use your Object Speech outline and the attached rubric to prepare and practice for your upcoming Object Speech presentation. Object Speech presentations will begin on Tuesday, September 10.

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Assigned Sept. 4 Due Sept. 5

Please read the attached text: K-pop leaked into North Korea is inspiring young people to defect and complete the article summary worksheet. Once you have completed the assignment upload it to Schoology.

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Directions and Collecting Ideas

Assigned Aug. 28  Due Aug. 30. 

Working in partnerships or triads complete the attached collecting ideas worksheet. Once you have completed the worksheet,  submit completed worksheet on Schoology. 

 

*EACH GROUP MEMBER MUST SUBMIT THEIR OWN COPY OF THE COMPLETE ASSIGNMENT ON SCHOOLOGY IN ORDER TO RECEIVE CREDIT

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Signed Class Dojo Parent Notification
Signed hard copy (provided in class Mon. Aug. 26) due by Aug. 29). Parents must sign notification sheet even if they choose not to receive notifications via Class Dojo)

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Assigned Aug. 28 Due Aug. 29
 
On the attached sheet record everything you know about and understand about speech and debate. Respond to AT LEAST FOUR  of the bulleted questions. Answer each question with complete sentences and provide examples when possible. Once you have completed the sheet, please upload it to Schoology for credit.