Debate Club Student Rubrics

posted Dec 15, 2016, 7:43 AM by Geeta Nisraiyya

For This Debate:

·        for the first debate, procedure will go as follows

Speech:

AC

NC

NR

AR

NS

AS

 

Time:

4 min.

4 min.

3 min.

4 min.

2 min.

2 min.

 

·        AC/NC

o   Affirmative/Negative Constructive

o   present arguments in favor or against resolution

o   cannot answer opposing side arguments

·        AR/NR

o   Affirmative/Negative Rebuttal

o   time to refute opposing sides argument and rebuild own argument

·        AS/NS

o   Affirmative/Negative Summary

o   argue why your team won the debate

o   no new arguments can be mentioned

·        At the end, the judges will decide who won the debate

Expectations of the Speaker:

·        you will be assessed on these criteria on a 1-4 scale

o   Appearance (professional attire)

o   Preparedness (written speech for affirmative and notes for rebuttal)

o   Speaking Ability (no stuttering, fluency)

o   Proficiency (understands the resolution and its arguments

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