Speak Out: Debate and Public Speaking in the Middle Grades

Speak Out: Debate and Public Speaking in the Middle Grades

by John Meany, Kate Shuster
     
 

Speak Out! is a primer for beginning and intermediate students participating in class and contest debates. Designed to support the largest and fastest growing middle-school debate program in the world, it offers students clear, concise information on public speaking and debating. Combining the practical and theoretical, Speak Out! teaches students the basics of public… See more details below

Overview

Speak Out! is a primer for beginning and intermediate students participating in class and contest debates. Designed to support the largest and fastest growing middle-school debate program in the world, it offers students clear, concise information on public speaking and debating. Combining the practical and theoretical, Speak Out! teaches students the basics of public speaking argumentation, and research, and helps them prepare for debate competitions and classroom debates. Exercises give students hands-on experience with important topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932716023
Publisher:
International Debate Education Association
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
191
Sales rank:
311,071
Product dimensions:
8.56(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.48(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Introduction to public speaking and debating15
Ch. 2Introduction to debating43
Ch. 3The middle school public debate program format53
Ch. 4Making arguments83
Ch. 5Answering arguments103
Ch. 6Learning to research109
Ch. 7Making arguments matter : impacts133
Ch. 8Opposition strategies139
Ch. 9The debate competition149
App. 1Issue analysis form159
App. 2Debate resources on the Web161
App. 3The middle school public debate program judging manual163
App. 4Tips for judges181
App. 5Sample topics for debate183

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