First Affirmative Speaker Template (1A) speaker/student________________________Time is 8 minutes maximum. period_______date of debate_____________INTRODUCTION1.Good afternoon Mr/Madam Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen. (Use Madam or Mr depending upon the gender of the Chairman.) 2.The topic for our debate is “That… DEFINITION 2A.We define the topic as (Explain what the topic means. Define the key or important words in the topic. Use a dictionary to help you. You should make sure thatthe topic is clearly explained in a sentence or two.) 3.We the affirmative team believe that this statement is true. TEAM SPLIT 3A. Today as first speaker I will be talking to you about (Write down the general heading/s of the points you will be talking about.) 3B.Our second speaker will be talking about (Write down the headings of the points your second speaker will be talking about.) Our third speaker will rebut and sum up our team case. REBUTTAL 4-7There is no rebuttal for the first affirmative speaker.
ARGUMENTS 8. I am going to discuss ....points 9.My first point is (Write down your first point/argument.) 10.This is because/the reason for this is (Explain the reason that supports your point.) 11.Now to my second point (Write down your second point.) 12.This is because (Write down a reason that supports and explains your second point/argument.) If you have some more points, continue to list them. ENDING 13.So Mr/Madam Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, in conclusion (Finish you debate with a sentence that sums up what your team believes. You can use humour or a quote or you may say ‘thank you’ to finish.)
First Negative Speaker Template (1N)speaker/student: Leslie BaronTime is 8 minutes maximum. period__2__date of debate June 11, 2018INTRODUCTION 1. goodmorning ladies and gentlemen, our topic for this debate is why we should pay for college.3.We agree with the definition given by the affirmative team. OR We disagree with the definition given by the opposition. (If you disagree explain why the opposition’s definition is wrong.) TEAM SPLIT 3A.Today as first speaker I will be talking to you about (Write down the main heading/s of the point/s you will be talking about.)
-Taxes- how not paying for college is a dead end for students- being respnsible with education 3B. Our second speaker will be talking about (Write down the main heading/s of the point/s your second speaker will be talking about.) Our third speaker will rebut and sum up our team case.our second speaker will be expanding more on the topic with …and finally our third speaker will rebut and sum up our team case.REBUTTAL 4.The first speaker of the affirmative team has tried to tell you (During the debate you will write down on your rebuttal card what your opposition has said.) 5.This is wrong because(During the debate you will write a reason why that point is wrong.) 6.