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AISD UIL Academics Topics & Coaches

UIL Accounting Coached by Rashid Rahman
 
UIL Calculator Applications, Math, and Number Sense Coached by Cliff McCurdy and Russell Perkins
Calculator: Official Website/Video/Info file
Calculator: Sample Test: 2008 PDF document
Calculator: Study List 2012-13 PDF document
Math: Official Website/Video/Info file
Math Sample Test PDF document
Number Sense: Official Website/Video/Info file
Number Sense Sample Test 2008 PDF document
Additional Resource: TexasMath.org file
Additional Resource: Summer Math Camps List
 
UIL Computer Applications Coached by Brenda Spain
Computer Applications: Official Website/Video/Info file
Computer Applications Handbook PDF document
Computer Applications FAQ
 
UIL Computer Science Coached by Cliff McCurdy
Computer Science: Official Website/Video/Info file
Computer Science Sample Test PDF document
Computer Science Scoring
 
UIL Current Issues & Events Coached by Sharon Romero
Questions will be drawn from events occurring in the following date ranges: Invitational: Sept 1 - Jan 1; District: Sept 1 - Feb 1; Region: Nov 1 - March 15; State: Dec 1 - April 15.
Weekly News Quiz from USA Today file
Current Issues and Events: Official Website/Video/Info file
Sample Test: 2008 PDF document
Scoring Rubric PDF document
Source 1: NY Times file
Source 2: BBC file
Source 3: TIME file
Source 4: Reuters file
Source 5: PBS NewsHour file
Source 6: The Week
 
UIL Journalism Coached by Stacy Short
Journalism Official Website/Video/Info file
Journalism Judging Critera PDF document
Editorial Writing Overview PowerPoint PDF document
Editorial Writing Scoring Rubric PDF document
Feature Writing Overview PowerPoint PDF document
Feature Writing Scoring Rubric PDF document
Headline Writing Overview PowerPoint PDF document
Headline Writing Scoring Rubric PDF document
News Writing Overview PowerPoint PDF document
News Writing Scoring Rubric

Resources and Forms on Writing

Advice for Journalism Students

Journalism Writers Links

Resources to become better journalism students

Powerpoints for effective journalism writing
 
UIL Literary Criticism Coached by Leighann Fenter
Lit Crit Offiical Website/Video/Info file
Reading List 2012-13 PDF document
Sample Test 2010
 
UIL One-Act Play Coached by Melissa Toomer
Official One Act Play Website/Info
 
UIL Ready Writing Coached by Jennifer Fischer
Read Writing: Official Website/Video/Info file
Ready Writing Sample Writing Prompts PDF document
Grading Rubric
 
UIL Science Coached by Kimberley Kass
Science Official Website/Video/Info file
Sample Test 2008 PDF document
Note from Science State Director 2012-13 PDF document
Science Reading List
 
UIL Social Studies Coached by Sharon Romero
2012-2013 Topic: Native American Influence on U.S. History
Primary Reading Selection: Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S. C. Gwynne
Social Studies Official Webpage/Video/Info file
Sample Test: 2008 PDF document
Scoring Rubric
 
UIL Spelling & Vocab Coached by Stacy Short
Spelling & Vocab: Official Website/Video/Info file
Sample Test 2008
 
UIL S&D: Informative & Persuasive Extemporaneous Speaking Coached by Leighann Fenter
Extemp Outline/Time Allocation Word document
Extemp: Ways to Divide Main Points PDF document
Extemp: Central Website file
Extemp: US: Videos Nationals Speeches file
Extemp: FX: Videos Nationals Speeches file
Extemp/Oration: Ethos, Logos, Pathos
 
UIL S&D: LD Debate Coached by Emily Thomas
UIL Topic (Fall): The Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, 558 U.S. 50 (2010) ruling undermines democracy in the United States.

TFA/NFL Topic (Sept/Oct): Resolved: The United States ought to extend to non-citizens accused of terrorism the same constitutional due process protections it grants to citizens.
LD: Video "Learning LD Debate" file
LD: Ultimate Handbook PDF document
LD, PF, and CX: Debate Central Website file
LD, PF, CX: IDEA's Debatabase file
LD, PF, CX: Toulmin's Argument Model
 
UIL S&D: Prose & Poetry Interp Coached by Melissa Toomer
Prose: UIL Categories 2012-2013 file
Poetry: UIL Categories 2012-2013 file
Humorous Interp: Videos Nationals Performances file
Dramatic Interp: Videos Nationals Performances file
Duo: Videos Nationals Performances file
Interp: Find A Play Search Engine file
TFA Ballots (Blank)