Speech Resources (Middle + High School)


New in 2020-21 — the WHSFA is offering helpful webinars open to middle level and high school coaches (only the first two listed are targeted for those respective audiences; the rest are open to both). To register, please login first, then select “Speech Webinars” from the Professional Development menu to return to this page, and click the “register” buttons below.

Recruiting Strategies

Wed. 1/27, 5-6pm with Tanya Sponholz (Prescott HS), Dave Winkler (Wrightstown HS), and Robbie Twohig (Burlington HS).

** Cancelled due to insufficient enrollment**

Literary Material Strategies

Coming soon with Tanya Sponholz (Prescott HS). Share ideas and hear some strategies from an English Language Arts teacher!

New High School Speech Coach Seminar

Wed. 12/16, 5-6pm, with Ruth Phillips (Stoughton HS), Dave Winkler (Wrightstown HS), and Robbie Twohig (Burlington HS).

Interpreting Category Rules

Mon., 2/1, 5-6pm with Dr. Jill Prushiek (UW-Eau Claire), and Pam Belden (Green Bay). Come ready to discuss unique interpretations! This is a prime opportunity to bring questions about what might be abstract applications of rules.

New Middle Level Speech Coach Seminar

Tue. 12/15, 5-6pm with Nick Sirek (Eau Claire DeLong MS) and Tina Fern-Denzer (Woodville Viking MS).

Instructional Videos

From time to time, we will add videos with perspectives from students and coaches on how to prepare with different Speech categories. The videos on the left discuss preparation process, while on the right, videos feature performances referenced to the left. 

Farrago (High School Category)

Added December 1, 2018 – an interview and sample performance by Wriley Hoffner, who gives an example of a transitionless Farrago.

Group Interpretive Reading

Similar to Middle Level Readers Theatre. An interview and sample performance by students at DeForest High School.

Impromptu Speech

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