TDL DEBATE CAMP 

 DAY Three, Wednesday July 14

Beginner Schedule:

 

8:00 – 8:15 AM Begin in the general room
8:15 – 8:35 AM Present homework in breakout rooms
8:35 – 9:20 AM Watch Youtube presentation on Intro to Congress and watch sample video of a congress chamber in session
9:20 – 9:40 AM Discussion in breakout rooms
9:40 – 9:55 AM Break
9:55 – 10:40 AM

Watch Youtube presentation on case writing and then watch a video of a pre-recorded congress speech while flowing it based on the structure from the video

10:40 – 11:00 AM Discussion in breakout rooms
11:00 – 11:40 AM Students will do a “claim-warrant-impact" drill in breakout rooms
11:40 AM - 12:00 PM

Watch Youtube presentation of a live session writing out a speech on a sample bill

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Optional Minors Course 

 

 

Advanced Schedule

Time  Activity Description
8:00 - 8:15 AM Presentation: "how to find arguments, building connections" in the general room
8:15 - 8:45 AM Find unique arguments given simple bills in the general room 
8:45 - 9:00 AM Present claim to group in breakout rooms
9:00 - 9:10 AM Break
9:10 - 9:30 AM Watch speeches from national competitors (link) , look at the speech from a judges POV in breakout rooms
9:30 - 10:30 AM Drills on Projection, Chamber Pretense, Enunciation, Tone Variation in breakout rooms
10:30 - 10:45 AM Break
10:45 - 11:30 AM Questions on tournament prep, continue speech work in the general room
11:30 - 12:00 PM Drill similar to "gauntlet" in breakout room
1:00 - 2:00 PM Optional Minors Course 
HOMEWORK: Fill out form for day 4 activities, work on tournament prep