Speech Coaching Resources
WHSFA Speech Handbook 2017-18
New Coach Guide
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Descriptive Words/Phrases for Adjudicators
Speech, Literature, Social Studies, and the Common Core
(lesson plan or after school activity)
Practice Extemporaneous Questions
Practice Radio Packets
Learn more about how the Speech Contest Series works on the Speech Contests page.
From time to time, we will add videos with perspectives from students and coaches on how to prepare with different Speech categories.
Group Interpretive Reading
The video to the left discusses the preparation process for Group Interpretive Reading. The video to the right features the performance referenced in the first.
WHSFA Google Community
Nat’l Speech & Debate Assoc.
Amer. Legion Oratorical Contest
Optimist Oratorical Contest
VFW Voice of Democracy Contest
College Forensic Programs
Berkeley Digital Library
Internet Public Library
Wis. Historical Society
Badger Link: Research
Conscious Style Guide
Maryville U. Public Speaking Guide