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Debate Assignment 
General Debate Rubric to give an idea of debate requirements for those who have never debated.
Rubric Code: W496C6
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Subject: English  
Type: Presentation  
Grade Levels: (none)


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  Level 4

20 pts

Level 3

15 pts

Level 2

10 pts

Level 1

5 pts

Understanding of Topic

Level 4

The person clearly understood the topic in-depth and presented the information convincingly.
Level 3

The person understood the topic in-depth and presented the information with ease.
Level 2

The person seemed to understand the main points of the topic and presented those with some efficiency.
Level 1

The person did not show an adequate understanding of the topic.
Opening Statement

Level 4

Opening statement clearly defines the viewpoint of the person and briefly lists their 3 major points in a clever and interesting way.
Level 3

Opening statement clearly defines the viewpoint of the person and briefly lists their 3 major points in a somewhat interesting way.
Level 2

Opening statement attempts to clearly define the viewpoint of the person and briefly lists 2 major points.
Level 1

Opening statement doesn't define the viewpoint and doesn't list major reasons.
Major Point 1

Level 4

Point #1 clearly expresses their viewpoint, including at least 3 details and examples to support their answer in a highly persuasive manner.
Level 3

Point #1 clearly expresses their viewpoint, including at least 3 details and examples to support their answer in a somewhat interesting way.
Level 2

Point #1 attempts to clearly express their viewpoint, including only 2 details and examples to support their answer.
Level 1

Point #1 attempts to clearly express their viewpoint, including only 1 detail and example to support their answer.
Major Point 2

Level 4

Point #2 clearly expresses their viewpoint, including at least 3 details and examples to support their answer in a highly persuasive manner.
Level 3

Point #2 clearly expresses their viewpoint, including at least 3 details and examples to support their answer in a somewhat interesting way.
Level 2

Point #2 attempts to clearly express their viewpoint, including only 2 details and examples to support their answer.
Level 1

Point #2 attempts to clearly express their viewpoint, including only 1 detail and example to support their answer.
Major Point 3

Level 4

Point #3 clearly expresses their viewpoint, including at least 3 details and examples to support their answer in a highly persuasive manner.
Level 3

Point #3 clearly expresses their viewpoint, including at least 3 details and examples to support their answer in a somewhat interesting way.
Level 2

Point #3 attempts to clearly express their viewpoint, including only 2 details and examples to support their answer.
Level 1

Point #3 attempts to clearly express their viewpoint, including only 1 detail and example to support their answer.
Rebuttal

Level 4

All counter-arguments were accurate, relevant and strong. Was able to accurately defend position.
Level 3

Majority of counter-arguments were accurate, relevant and strong. Was able to defend position.
Level 2

Some of counter arguments were accurate, relevant and strong. Was somewhat able to defend position.
Level 1

Counter-arguments were not accurate and/or relevant. Was unable to defend position.
Concluding Statement

Level 4

Concluding statement clearly sums up the viewpoint of the person and briefly lists their 3 major points in a clever and interesting way.
Level 3

Concluding statement clearly sums up the viewpoint of the person and briefly lists their 3 major points in a somewhat interesting way.
Level 2

Opening statement attempts to clearly sum up the viewpoint of the person and briefly lists 2 major points.
Level 1

Opening statement doesn't sum up the viewpoint and doesn't list major reasons.
Respect for Other Team

Level 4

All statements and responses were respectful and appropriate. Never interrupted or talked over other person members.
Level 3

Most statements and responses were respectful and appropriate. Never interrupted or talked over other person members.
Level 2

Most statements and responses were respectful and appropriate. Seldom interrupted or talked over other person members.
Level 1

Statements and responses were consistently not respectful. Consistently interrupted other person or talked over other team members.










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