SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY
CURRICULUM GUIDE - DEBATE 1

DEBATE 1 TOC
(THAT'S "TABLE OF CONTENTS" ... not "TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS")

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SECTION 1 - WELCOME TO DEBATE - PBCFL ELA Scope & Sequence - Debate 1 (broken down by quarters, with events and corresponding Florida Sunshine State Standards); PBCFL Coach Welcome Letter (detailing Week 1 Paperwork & Icebreaker; Student Congress [Aug/Sept] and other event info; holding a parent meeting; tournament fees; debate leagues and officer contacts; types of debate tournaments; important tournament dates; parent judging; student tools; student tournament attire); NSDA Competition Events Guide; Overview of Debate and Individual Events; Vital Statistics of Debate and Forensic Events.

SECTION 2 - CLASSROOM FILES - Syllabi and first-week paperwork, Week 1 Icebreakers; background, worksheets, lessons and tests for all debate [Student Congress, Student Congress Presiding Officer, Public Forum Debate, Lincoln Douglas Debate, Policy Debate], forensic arts [Duo Interpretation, Dramatic Performance, Oral Interpretation], public speaking [Extemporaneous, Original Oratory, Declamation], and supplemental [Extemporaneous Duo, Group Interpretation, Impromptu, Radio Announcing, Spontaneous Argumentation, Storytelling] events; skill building exercises; advanced debate classroom projects; debate-themed movie worksheets; student self-evaluations; tests and final exams; interp handbooks.

SECTION 3 - COACHING FILES - Start-of-Year Paperwork (parent/student competition contracts, medical consent forms, Internet consent forms, behavior and attire codes of conduct, league membership forms, etc.); parent association information; fundraising information; individual tournament paperwork (field trip request forms, temporary duty elsewhere forms, tournament signup sheets, student rules for attending tournaments, NSDA point-entering information); debate leagues and bylaws; PBCFL Grand Finals paperwork; NCFL Catholic Nationals paperwork; Florida Oceanfront NSDA District paperwork; judging manuals and ballots; tournament registration; tournament host information; news articles; college and debate; student boards; summer institutes; script sources.