Belief debate

ATL Skill: Communication and Thinking.

You are going to hold a debate. The provocation that you will be debating is:

Religion is still relevant in today’s world

  • You will either agree (pro) or disagree (con) with the provocation above
  • You will hold the debate in a group of 3 following the pattern below
  • The speeches that you write will be graded after the debate
You will work in a group of 3. One person will be on the pro side one person will be on the con side and one will be a judge.
Resources:

Good luck!

Introductory speech template                 Debate research planner  

Debate Rubric

How the debate will work

Pro: Opening Speech – 2 minute

Judge clarifies – 1 minute

Con: Opening Speech – 2 minute

Judge clarifies – 1 minute

Pro: Main speech – 3 minutes

Judge clarifies – 1 minute

Con: Main speech – 3 minutes

Judge clarifies – 1 minute

Pro and Con: Crossfire preparation – 2 minutes

Crossfire – 3 questions each side taken alternately with judge clarification in between each.

Pro: Closing Speech

Judge clarifies – 1 minute

Con: Closing speech 1 minute

Judge clarifies – 1 minute