Extemporaneous

In Extemporaneous speaking, the competitor answers a given question based on recent events in the news. The competitor researches national and international current events and may create reference files of newsworthy information. Extemporaneous speech should be regarded as a demonstration of personal knowledge on the topic, as well as an original synthesis of numerous sources (Stoa website).

Official Speech Description:

http://stoausa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Extemporaneous-Rules-2017-2018.pdf

Prep Time Expectations:

http://stoausa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Extemporaneous-Prep-Room-Protocol-2017-18.pdf

What the Ballot will Look Like:

http://stoausa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Extemporaneous-Student-Ballot-2017-2018-1.pdf

Quick and Easy Helps:

Extemp Workshop Preview (19:18)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Od3QsWq7wc

Detailed Explanation:

Videos from a camp

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 1: Overview – Scott Lowery (8:41) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R85jxNpY7Ao&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 2: Rules and the Ballot – Scott Lowery (19:56)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EACmXMuMv0o&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz&index=2

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 3: Goals – Scott Lowery (15:44)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q01UD-nyUOI&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz&index=3

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 4: Reasons to Compete – Scott Lowery (18:16)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYU2Z9kwB5w&index=4&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 5: Interpreting Questions – Scott Lowery (29:38)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5w9q_9hcVWc&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz&index=5

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 6: Answering Questions  – Scott Lowery (15:51)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3YBMmxBsu0&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz&index=6

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 7: Choosing a Question – Scott Lowery (17:55)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vuR5jHBRZ5s&index=7&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 8: Speech Construction – Scott Lowery (47:53)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuayiCh1Id8&index=8&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 9: Point Structure – Scott Lowery (27:55)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGx3THXGIzo&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz&index=9

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 10: Smoothing out the Bumps – Scott Lowery (5:34)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qg1-clQzoow&index=10&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 11: Prep Time Procedure – Scott Lowery (13:47)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYg49E5tynY&index=11&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 13: Cutting Down Time – Scott Lowery (15:54) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1OsVvLz5-c&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz&index=13

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 14: Few Articles? – Scott Lowery (9:02)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTEnfkeRIqU&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz&index=14

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 15: Articles – Scott Lowery (36:27)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3nja4e7oMU&index=15&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz

MHSD Extemp Camp 2016 Video 16: Creating Your Box – Scott Lowery (21:49) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KYL3nipzFQ&list=PLR3-b6XcjlwiVzqdWXXOil7K38nr01HYz&index=16

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