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This resource is a 14 page PDF booklet, which can be laminated and secured to a key-ring for handy access for your debate team members.
This is the essential guide for school debating at any level.
1. Cover page
2. What is a Debate
3. Getting Started - Organising your thoughts
4. Finding Facts to support Opinions
5. Know the other side of the story
6. Good communication skills
7. Refutation and rebuttal
8. The team
9. Speaking order
10. The captain's role
11. The speaker's role
12. Public Speaking tips
13. Some useful phrases
14. Adjudicator marking
Please follow this link for my Debate Motion cards, which includes 80 motion cards suitable for debaters of all ages