To prepare students to engage in competitive public speaking
To help students become more confident writers
To help create inspired public speakers
To help develop performance skills
To help students perfect varying forms of public speaking
In the competition class, students will prepare to compete against other schools and programs in public speaking contests. Students will write and perform original speeches in varying different formats and styles based on their interests and skill level. Students will also have the opportunity to perform in humorous, artistic, and dramatic public speaking events. Students will be expected to memorize long speeches and engage with an audience in an advanced way.
Writing a speech (8-10 paragraphs)
Limited Preparation Speaking