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September 1, 2016
SWBAT: determine beginning process of debate
Public Forum How Do I Know What to Argue?
Resolved: The United States federal government ought to pay reparations to African Americans.
Unpack the resolution
Forming the argument
What makes sense?
You always want to think about
Where do you look?
Economic Impact: “Implications of”
Feasibility/Practicality: “Studies of”
Precedence: “history of”
Constitution?: “Are there?”
Constructive OUTLINE II. III. IV. Contentions
Contention/Claim (main argument)
Impact (why it matters)
Each contention will have 2-3 warrants
Include evidence to support/prove claims
II. WHAT IS ONE BIG REASON? Contention
A. Warrant (evidence)
1. what supports this warrant?
a. is there a story to go with?
B. Warrant (same reason, different support)
C. Warrant (still same reason, another example)
When you create constructive…
I. CONTENTION 1: (TOPIC AREA 1)
A. Issue (Problem or benefit 1)
1. Evidence (Who/what?)
a. Data to support the evidence
(1) specific scenario?
2. Additional Evidence about SAME ISSUE
Data to support the evidence
B. Another Issue under the CONTENTION
II. CONTENTION 2: (TOPIC AREA 2)
A. Issue (Problem or benefit 2)
Office 365—check your email
DO YOU HAVE ANY?
IN MAIL– “Groups”/ megaphone
“Files” has today’s PPT
Has the PPT as well
September 1, 2016 SWBAT: determine beginning process of debate Bellwork (20) Enunciation Skills (30) Outlining Workshop (30) PF research Exit
Have the three CONTENTIONS formatted
(the Roman numerals)
2. GET at least one warrant with data for EACH of the contentions.