Speak Out: Debate and Public Speaking in the Middle Grades

Paperback (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$6.21
(Save 75%)
Est. Return Date: 10/26/2014
Buy New
Buy New from BN.com
$16.00
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $7.75
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 68%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (16) from $7.75   
  • New (5) from $23.71   
  • Used (11) from $7.75   

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.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932716023
  • Publisher: International Debate Education Association
  • Publication date: 1/28/2005
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 191
  • Sales rank: 122,559
  • Product dimensions: 8.56 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.48 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to public speaking and debating 15
Ch. 2 Introduction to debating 43
Ch. 3 The middle school public debate program format 53
Ch. 4 Making arguments 83
Ch. 5 Answering arguments 103
Ch. 6 Learning to research 109
Ch. 7 Making arguments matter : impacts 133
Ch. 8 Opposition strategies 139
Ch. 9 The debate competition 149
App. 1 Issue analysis form 159
App. 2 Debate resources on the Web 161
App. 3 The middle school public debate program judging manual 163
App. 4 Tips for judges 181
App. 5 Sample topics for debate 183
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2008

    Perfect for students, parents, and teachers

    I teach debate and we use this as our textbook. I strongly recommend that anyone interested in debate read this book. It's great for parents who want to learn more about parliamentary debate, how it works, and how your children will be judged if they compete in tournaments. Even if you don't have a team or don't want to compete, this is full of valuable information for the constant debates of life.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)