Steps 7 & 8: Commitment and Debate
In correlation with national standards, students should be able to meet the following objectives:
ProQuest LLC. (October 2007). Teacher mini-debate guide. Retrieved from http://www.proquestk12.com/productinfo/pdfs/MiniDebate_Teachers.pdf
For practice researching, formulating arguments and debating, check out Debate.org. It is a safe space where you can propose a topic for debate, vote or participate in ongoing debates, and participate in informal polls. Debates are constantly updating and changing, so check back regularly if there is a topic you want to follow.
TechNyou. (2011, December 11). Critical thinking part 4: Getting personal [Video file]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/W_veZ24nC3g
Think about this: It is easy to get tied up in your own perspective. So what can you do to avoid attacking someone because of their point of view? How do you separate the argument from the person?
If a plane crashes on the border between Norway and Sweden, in which country do you bury the survivors?