PPT slides-Debating

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Slides for lesson on debating from Monday. These will be useful your research and your preparation for debate on Thursday and Friday.

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PPT slides-Debating

  1. 1. Animal Farm<br />The Great Debate:<br />“The animals would have been better off had Jones not been overthrown.”<br />
  2. 2. Task:<br />Research debating<br />Prepare a debate<br />Hold a debate<br />
  3. 3. Example<br />Topic: We should ban the death penalty<br />http://debatevideoblog.blogspot.com/2010/01/usa-high-school-public-debate-program.html<br />
  4. 4. What IS a debate?<br />Two opposing teams use structured, formal arguments on a given topic. <br />An adjudicator decides which team has developed their argument most convincingly.<br />Think of it like a court room!<br />Debating teams = lawyers<br />Adjudicator = judge<br />
  5. 5. Opposing Teams?<br />Affirmative: Yes!<br />Negative: No!<br />The affirmative team opens the debate, and the negative team closes the debate.<br />Each team has 4 team members: 3 speakers and 1 writer.<br />
  6. 6. Structured, Formal Arguments?<br />Team Line: Sums up your case. Each team member must relate their arguments to the team line.<br />Arguments: Support your team line<br /> Statement<br />Reason<br />Evidence<br />Thinking on your feet:<br />Rebuttal: Trying to undermine the opposing team’s argument.<br />NOTE that this is done by talking about their argument NOT the actual speaker.<br />
  7. 7. Research Question: Does every speaker rebut, argue and use the team line? <br />Each speaker has a different role and a different order or structure of argument.Your job to find out what this is!<br />Hint: not every speaker will rebut AND put forward arguments, but every speaker uses the team line. <br />
  8. 8. Your tasks today<br />This period:<br />Allocate teams and affirmatives and negatives<br />Research debating using the links and resources Miss Forner has provided on edmodo<br />Allocate roles in your group<br />Post on edmodo your role in the debate, what you know about the role and what you still need to find out (your goals). 5 points!<br />Next period:<br />Marking criteria<br />Prepare your debate: team line, arguments and possible rebuttals.<br />Rehearse your speeches.<br />Peer feedback post on edmodo: presentation or argument-star star wish. 5 points!<br />
  9. 9. Your tasks today<br />This period:<br />Allocate affirmative and negative teams<br />Research debating using the links and resources Miss Forner has provided on edmodo<br />Research:<br />-What makes an effective team line, argument and rebuttal?<br />-What is the role of the affirmative team and the negative team?<br />-What is the role of each speaker?<br />3.Allocate roles in your group<br />4. Post onto edmodo your role in the debate, what you know about the role and what you still need to find out (your goals). 5 points per group member!<br />
  10. 10. Your tasks today<br />Last period:<br />Allocate affirmative and negative teams<br />Research debating using the links and resources Miss Forner has provided on edmodo<br />Allocate roles in your group<br />Post on edmodo your role in the debate, what you know about the role and what you still need to find out (your goals).<br />This period:<br />Marking criteria<br />Prepare your debate: team line, arguments and possible rebuttals.<br />Rehearse your speeches.<br />Homework: <br />Peer feedback post on edmodo for one member of your group: presentation or argument-star, star, wish.<br />5 points per group member!<br />

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