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Speech and Debate

School Year: 2019-2020
Subject: English and Language Arts
Course ID: CALA77463
College Concurrent: No
School District: Big Horn County School District #1
Credit Recovery: No
Program Name: Wyoming Connections Academy
Course Capacity:
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system Connexus
Delivery Method: Online Asynchronous
Curriculum Type: Connections Academy
Credits: 0.5
Hathaway Success Course: No
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Sep 03, 2019 - Jun 05, 2020
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
In this course, the student will learn how to apply visuals, style, stories, organization, and nonverbal communication to speeches. The student will learn tactics to help overcome fear, participate in debates, and rehearse effectively. The student will also learn how to evaluate great speeches from history as well as more modern media messages. This Speech and Debate course was developed by Connections Academy with content and video excerpts provided by TJ Walker, Media Training Worldwide. Connections Academy's use of all content, including any video excerpts, is for educational purposes only, and specifically, for purposes of review, criticism, illustration or comment. All images, names, logos, and depictions belong to their respective parties.
Course Prerequisites:
Required Materials: None
Course Accessibility: None
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
  • Participation verified by the virtual education teacher for time spent working offline.
  • Academic-based communication between the student and virtual education teacher or learning coach and virtual education teacher.
  • Synchronous time with the class, a group or the virtual education teacher recorded by the learning management system or teacher.
  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.
  • Virtual education teacher verifies participation 1 to 3 times weekly