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SOAPSTone Topics


Curipod lesson about topic "Debate"

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Mrs. Dumbuya

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1. Open question
210 seconds
Do Now, 3 Minutes: What does SOAPSTone stand for?
2. Slide
60 seconds
I can identify SOAPStone, for my topic to help develop my argument. I will develop a SOAPStone for my topic with each part labeled.
Learning Targets & Success Criteria
3. Slide
60 seconds
Debating is a form of communication where two or more sides argue for different points of view. It can be done in an organized and formal manner such as in a classroom or a formal debate setting. In debating, both sides are required to make valid arguments and support their opinions with evidence.
Debating: A Fun Way to Learn (1 minute)
4. Slide
60 seconds
Argument: A statement or set of statements that are used to support or prove a point. Evidence: Information that supports the argument made in a debate. Rebuttal: Response to the opposition.
Concepts: (2 minutes)
5. Slide
60 seconds
Debates have been around since ancient times, with the first recorded debate taking place in Greece around 450 BC. The Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858 were some of the most famous debates in US history. Debating is a great way to practice critical thinking, public speaking, and research skills. Debates can be found on TikTok, TV, Radio, etc.
Fun facts: (2 minutes)
6. Slide
60 seconds
Remember, only one pair per topic. No duplicates. First come, first served) 3 minutes Example: Topic: Felony Voting Student A: Felons are bad people and thus they should not be allowed to vote. Student B: Voting is a constitutional right and felons should still be allowed to vote.
Step 1: Select a Topic & Side as A Pair
7. Slide
60 seconds
We will present a live rap battle debate We will present a pre-recorded rap battle debate We will present a live debate We will present a flip-grid debate School-appropriate costumes and props or filters are encouraged but not required.
Step 2: Determine the following as a pair 3 minutes
8. Poll
20 seconds
Survey Says...
  • Live Rap Battle
  • Pre-Recorded Rap Battle
  • Live Debate
  • Flip-Grid Debate
9. Slide
60 seconds
Speaker: Mrs. Dumbuya Occasion: Rap Battle/ Debate 2023 ARC Audience: Mixed group of youth with limited understanding of women's suffrage Purpose: Persuade the audience to become anti-suffragists (women) Subject: Women's Suffrage Tone (remember, tone is the adjective plus a specific part of the subject): unimpressed with the suffrage movement OR passionate about anti-suffrage
Step 3: For YOUR side, create a SOAPSTone
10. Slide
60 seconds
You have 10-15 minutes to complete the SOAPSTone on your topic. Raise your hand when BOTH partners are finished. If you have completed it (accurately), your name goes on the wheel of fortune, (2 pair of winners, 2 minutes).
Now You Do Occasion: Rap Battle/ Debate 2023 ARC Dumbuya
11. Slide
60 seconds
Lip Balm & Hand Lotion (6 available) Stickers & A Pokeball (6 available) Multi-Color Click Pen (4 available) Bluetooth Earbuds (2 available) Micro-USB OR USB-C charger (2 available) USB Charging Block (2 available) Water Bottle (2 available)
Wheel of Fortune Prizes 2/16
12. Slide
60 seconds
Put your SOAPSTone in your folder LEAVE your topic paper out for the next class Pass your folders to the front,Mrs. D will collect the folders from each row at the front Nobody is allowed to leave until ALL folders are submitted and ALL trash is off the floor
Final Four (minutes)

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