Notetaking Assignment: This assignment is intended for anyone observing or participating in the debate.
Participant Assignment: Have participants critique themselves by identifying three shortcomings in their speech. Then, outline a new speech and explain what makes it more effective.
Observation Assignment: This is a reflective essay designed to get students thinking about who won the debate and why.
Observation Assignment (Alternate): This is a reflective essay designed to get students to make connections between the debate and your content area. (Note: While most debates can and do involve multiple disciplines, that is not always the case.)