Speech and Debate: Rhetoric grades 9-12, year long $225/semester
Course covers the rhetorical subjects of speech and debate, long recognized to bring together and put into practice all the academic skills your student has been working to achieve up to this point. Units include impromptu, extemporaneous and introductory theory in argumentation with class competition in parliamentary style debate. Class materials will be provided
Speech Smarts (A): Logic grades 7-8, Year Long,
$225 per semester
Class time will be spent in actively learning communication skills and preparing speeches. Students will learn 3-4 different types of speeches throughout the year: impromptu, original oratory, interpretive and broadcasting. The final class for each unit will be student presentations. Class materials will be provided. Speech Smarts A and B can be taken in any order.