Welcome to the 2019 Debate Information Page.
The Debate Topics and Teams 2019
Artificial Intelligence and Human Labor
PRO: Artificial Intelligence Has a Negative Impact on Human Labor.
Team: Rachel, Sage, West, Austin, Gavin
CON: Artificial Intelligence Does Not Have a Negative Impact on Human Labor.
Team: Ashley, Sofia, Stuart, KC
The Internet's Impact on Society
PRO: The Internet Has a Negative Impact on Society.
Team: Sienna, Madhumati, Evan, Avery R., Jordan
CON: The Internet Does Not Have a Negative Impact on Society.
Team: Penny, Leah, Avery G., Michael, Ben
The Government's Regulations on the Internet
PRO: The Government Should Be the Gatekeeper's of the Internet.
Team: Clara, Vivie, Ella, Eliah
The Government Should Not Be the Gatekeeper's of the Internet
Team: Stasi, Ivo, Stian, Fabiana
All of your assignments must be shared and uploaded to your team's Google Classroom.
Each week you will post in the Google Classroom Forum, what each team did in class and at home.
HOMEWORK/CLASSWORK/DEBATE REHEARSAL DATES (mark these dates in your planner)
Friday, January 25: (end of class)
Instructions: You will divide the work in the debate. Opening, Closing, Point 1, Point 2, Point 3 and Rebuttal. Research should be divided between all team members. Remember each team must also research the opposing side, to be prepared for the rebuttal. Once you have decided on your positions, post it in the Google Classroom Forum. Start brainstorming ideas for your points.
HW: Due: Friday, February 1, 2019 (Typed in Google Docs, uploaded in Google Classroom in the Assignments Area)
Instructions: You should have six points for your Statement based on research. We will narrow down the points to the three strongest points in class on Friday, February 1.
Add URL's and name of websites from the research you found to back up points. You only need one or two for this assignment, Note: You will need more than this for the debate.
Monday, February 4, 2019: Research points/rebuttal in Technology/Due by the end of class:Type in Google Classroom, what each team member did.
Wednesday, 2/6 11:30-12 (7th/8th grade)
Thursday, 2/7 2-2:30 (6th grade)
Friday, February 8, 2019: Research and Writing in Debate/Due by the end of class: Type in Google Classroom, what each team member did.
Tuesday, 2/12 2-2:30
Wednesday, 2/13 11:3-12 (7th/8th grade)
HW: Thursday, February 14, 2019: Corrections due on Points (You will receive corrections on drafts by Tuesday, Feb. 12) FINAL DRAFT
Friday, February 15, 2019: Debate Delivery Rehearsal
Monday, February 18, 2019: Debate Delivery Rehearsal
Tuesday, 2/19 11-12 Debate Rehearsal (6th/7th/8th grade)
Thursday, 2/21 1:30-2:30 Debate Rehearsal (6th/7th grade only)
Friday, February 22, 2019: Debate 9:15 am - 11:30 am
This is a formal debate. Professional attire required.
Final Draft to include in MLA: Title Page, Table of Contents, Opening, First Point, Second Point, Third Point, Closing, Rebuttal and Bibliography in one Project Binder or Folder.) Also uploaded in your Debate Team's Google Classroom.
Written Paper Rubric
CORRECT SPELLING/GRAMMAR: 10
OPENING: (Attention Grabber): 10
Summary of points: 15
Point clearly stated: 5
Properly Cited: 5
Closing Clear/Position restated: 10
Content Clearly Stated: 10
Good Use of Words: 10
Final Draft in Binder/Folder with
Bibliography and Table of Contents 10
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