Speech & Debate

Speech & Debate

9-12th grades
Teacher: Dawn Doubrava

Grade Level(s): 9th-12th

Class Cost and Length in Weeks:
$18/week for 32 Weeks*
$25 material fee

Class Size: Min 5 / Max 10


This class will help improve confidence in public speaking, develop articulation and vocal control, learn verbal and nonverbal communication, critical thinking, and listening skills. The class will also work on writing outlines for speeches. A few speeches they will learn are: Demonstrative Speaking, Expository Speaking, Extemporaneous Speaking, Persuasive Oratory, and Impromptu. Students will learn  how to research topics for debate. Debates will be topical and rebuttal  as well as using the Lincoln Douglas format. Students will participate in individual and team debates.

Curriculum/Required Text(s):
*Sound Speech ISBN 978-1-60682-236-4

Required Materials:
2-composition or spiral notebook
1 folder
3- different colored pens

*Please see our Payment Details page for more information.

2019-2020 Schedule

  • W - Annex 3

    10:00 am - 11:30 am

    9th & up
    Ms. Doubrava