Prop._of_value_speech - Comm. 40 Argument #2 Proposition of...

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Comm. 40 Argument #2 Proposition of Value Worth 75 points Purpose This speech is your first major opportunity to apply the concepts of argumentation that we have covered so far. Develop a thesis statement in the context of a proposition of value on a socially significant issue. Advocate your position to your audience. Additionally, this will be your first experience in direct refutation and giving/receiving Points of Information (POI’s) to prepare for debate. Try to anticipate what your opposition will say about your argumentative stance and acknowledge and then refute those arguments. This presentation should be 5-6 minutes in length. Your argument is to be based on researched evidence and clear explanation. Your topic is to be approved in advance by me. If you’d like, you can meet with your partner and work together on your research so that you can see each other’s argument. One will be the advocate, the other the opponent. The advocate speaks first and is to give a 2 minute rebuttal following the
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Prop._of_value_speech - Comm. 40 Argument #2 Proposition of...

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