Speech & Debate II Honors

Course Number: 119: G Block 119g

Open To:
Grades 10-12

Course Length:
Semester; 5 Units

UC/CSU Approved: College Preparatory Elective “G” Requirement. Satisfies OLP Speech Graduation Requirement. Most students complete their chosen Speech course by the end of 10th grade.

Course Description:
Speech and Debate II Honors is a one-semester elective course that builds on the skills practiced in Speech and Debate I and introduces students to more advanced techniques in areas such as speech analysis, speech production (both prepared and impromptu), and formal argumentation (various forms of debate). Students continue to practice research skills, organizational strategies, critical listening and thinking, and the ability to present ideas on value, fact, and policy issues with confidence.

Textbook/Class Resources:

  • Texts used will be provided in PDF format by the instructor.

Level of Difficulty:
  Very Difficult

Estimated Homework Per Class:
30 minutes
30-60 minutes
60-90 minutes

Completion of Speech and Debate I with “B” or better.