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debate - Video documentary -
Before we could debate, we needed to learn how to debate. Mrs. Saar, from
the Galileo Educational Network, came in to help us with this skill. We learned
- Participants' desks are arranged in a horseshoe with the moderator seated
at the open end.
- Opening Statements - Each participant presents his/her opening speech/comments
within a 1-2 minute time limit.
- Open Debate - Participants have the opportunity to question the positions
of others by asking questions, refuting points or arguments or by adding
additional support or detail to a position.
- The moderator keeps order and
scores the debaters on their speeches, questions and points they make.
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