Colorado Election Issues
You will be assigned
an issue for the 2004 election in Colorado. You and your team of four will be
responsible for researching both positions on the issue. Your job will be to
defend to the best of your team’s ability that issue.
Each team member
will earn up to 50 points for completing the following jobs:
U Speaker : Responsible for explaining the
pro side to the argument. Working with Researcher 1, you will write the opening
Researcher 1: Working with the speaker, you will prepare your speaker for
the debate on the pro side of the argument.
Researcher 2: Responsible for the negative side to the argument. Working with Researcher 3, you will write the closing statement
U Researcher 3: Working with Researcher 2,
you will prepare your speaker for the debate on the negative side of the argument.
You will use the
debate format on a separate page as a guide. Each team earns up 25 points in the debate.
The team that wins by plurality of viewers will earn 10 extra credit points.