What is Debate?
Lincoln-Douglas Debate
Terms to Know
Who or What is better?
Cheese or Not
100

Why learn debate?  To persuade others to get what you want; to help settle             arguments; defend yourself

other

100

Two debaters take turns with no            

interrupting

100

A statement made by the lawyer for each side at the beginning of a trial, in which each lawyer outlines the case he or she intends to present.

Opening Statement

100

Batman or Superman

30 seconds to respond!

100

Gorgonzola

Cheese

200

Personally attacking in order to win is called:

fighting

200

Combination of  delivering speeches,               to the other person's comments, and "cross examination"

rebuttals

200

A response that refutes an argument; a comeback

Rebuttal

200

Mr. Slack or Mr. Crabs

30 Seconds to respond

200

Chatham Regal

NOT

300

Two people equally trying to prove which side is "right", using a formal structure is called...

debate

300

True or False:  There are time limits in this form of debating.

True

300

Mark the outline of; sketch; describe in detail

Delineate

300

Thor or Ironman

30 seconds to respond.

300

Provolone

Cheese

400

Presenting a persuasive opinion is called....

an argument

400

Series of seven famous debates that took place in               

1858

400

Relevant pieces of information that support a claim: facts, quotations, examples, statistics, or stories.

Evidence

400

Cedar Point or Universal Studios

30 Seconds to respond

400

Wiffleman Red

Not

500

Debate, fights, and arguments all work to....

persuade

500

One of the many topics debated was              

slavery

500

The opposite argument or viewpoint from what the speaker/writer is saying.

Counterargument

500

Soup or Sandwich

Make 2-3 points for or against.

500
Shredded Liston

Not

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