Lessons and Goals

Congressional Debate Institute

  • Student will be able to demonstrate mastery of bill writing and constructive/authorship/sponsorship speeches
  • Students will learn how to theme speeches to create in depth rebuttal and extension speeches
  • Students will learn advanced research techniques in order to identify quality warrants and develop high levels of analysis
  • Students will develop a clear speaking style that allows them to connect with a variety of judges
  • Student will work on developing questioning skills that will help develop in round speech construction