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Debate General Curriculum

  • Argumentation



  • Novice Basics



  • Debate Vocabulary



  • Cross-Examination



  • Flowing



  • Topicality



  • Disadvantages



  • Counterplans



  • Quizzes and Tests



  • Research



  • Drills and Speeches



  • En Espanol



Event-Specific Resources

  • Lincoln-Douglas



  • Public Forum



  • Policy Topic: Poverty



  • Policy Topic: Space Exploration



  • Extemp Curriculum



  • Student Congress Curriculum



  • Introduction Speeches



  • Persuasive Speeches



  • Demonstration Speeches



  • Special Occasion Speeches



  • Delivery