Throughout this activity, you will research topics on an assigned theme. Based on your research, you will look for items that support your topic and are against your topic.
Theme 1: One-to-one laptops/devices for students in public education
To prepare for your debate you should prepare the following for each subtopic of your theme – All documents MUST be handwritten (typed documents will get a 0) Each piece of documentation will count as a 15 pt grade in addition to the debate grade.:
DEBATE FORMAT:1. Pro speaker, maximum of three (3) minutes
2. Con speaker, maximum of three (3) minutes
3. Conference break, two (2) minutes
4. Pro rebuttal, maximum of three (3) minutes
5. Con rebuttal, maximum of three (3) minutes