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“If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time a tremendous whack.” ~ Winston Churchill. But who in the world are you?.

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Pr project

“If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time a tremendous whack.”~ Winston Churchill


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But who in the world are you?

Everyone knows who I am. People loved me, they wanted to make me KING!

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Hey, I’m Millard Fillmore!

I signed the Compromise of 1850, opened up trade with Japan, kept Hawaii out of European hands, …


Who s has been the best president washington to lincoln

Who’s has been the best President?(Washington to Lincoln)

Let’s debate it!


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  • How do I prepare for a debate?

    • Study both sides (strengths/weaknesses)

    • Notes (note cards)

    • Strong opening

    • Powerful closing

    • Believe in what you are saying! Passion/Enthusiasm!

    • Dress for success!

What does a good debate look like?

Sound like?

What would a good debate leave the audience doing?


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Read Assignment


Who s has been the best president washington to lincoln1

Who’s has been the best President?(Washington to Lincoln)

  • What makes for a good PRESIDENTIAL debate?

    • Understanding your Presidential strengths and weaknesses (to attack and defend)

    • Understanding your opponents strengths and weaknesses (to attack)

    • What was going on in Americaduring his presidency? How did he handle it? (domestic policy)

    • What was going on in the worldduring his presidency?How did he handle that? (foreign policy)

    • Everyone participates

    • Preparation/strategy

    • Note cards

    • Belief (and enthusiasm) that your President truly is the best!

    • Attire


Who s has been the best president washington to lincoln2

Who’s has been the best President?(Washington to Lincoln)

  • At this point, what do you have to do to prepare?

    • Understanding your Presidential strengths and weaknesses (to attack and defend)

    • Understanding your opponents strengths and weaknesses (to attack)

    • What was going on in Americaduring his presidency? How did he handle it? (domestic policy)

    • What was going on in the worldduring his presidency?How did he handle that? (foreign policy)

    • Everyone participates (speaking element, prep work, Pres. pictures)

    • Note cards!!!!!!!!

    • Belief (and enthusiasm) that your President truly is the best!

    • Proper attire


Where to find information

Where to find information…

  • President’s Packet (white)

  • Fetters’ websites

  • Library

    • Books

    • Databases

    • Photocopies (per Miss Curran)

  • Presidential videos (History Channel)

  • Historians

  • Textbook


Calendar

Calendar

  • Two days of research (library – Jan. 9 & 10)

    • Worksheets #1 & 2

    • Individual Nightly research

  • One day of debate preparation (Jan. 14/15)

    • Worksheet #3

    • Finishing touches…

  • Round one face off! – Thurs., January 16, 2014 and Fri., January 17, 2014


Period 1

Period 1

  • Greg A/Nick Mac/Bianca C/Caitlyn T

  • Ben B/Hunter M/Amanda M/Lexi L

  • Danny C/Eddie G/McKayla K/Karley P

  • Ciara F/Trenu J/Jenna M/Ashley T

  • Austin G/Matt O/Emma J/Karissa V

  • Brandon F/Drew S/Danny P

  • Henry H/Phoebe S/Christina M

  • Sarah J/Soliana T/Nick Mc


Period 2

Period 2

  • Calvin T

  • Bobby B

  • Madison M

  • Maria D

  • Sophia D

  • Isabell D/Sam M

  • Katie D/Tori W

  • Sydney M/Julie R


Period 3

Period 3

  • Sadia A/Andrew D/Aima S/Gabby U

  • Vedant B/Amanda P/Rodion K/Brett S

  • Paul C/Alexa C/Jordan H/Eric V

  • Dante C/Michael L/Corey P/Eric R

  • Daniella H/Sharon J/Joe Z/Taylor S

  • Michelle C/John D/Marcello L

  • Simrun J/Mickey M/Maria S

  • Evelyn K/Mike M/Brad G


Period 6

Period 6

  • April B/Kyle G/Lauren G/Jessie M

  • Nya E/Paige M/Dylan S/Ian W

  • John C/Abby J/Kevin W

  • Kayla D/Andrew W/Alex Y

  • Briana F/Hali M/George W

  • Brendan G/Alex L/Jeffrey Z

  • Phil H/Elya K/Zach S

  • Amanda M/Ben M/Dillon S


Period 7

Period 7

  • Alex A/Brett R/Patrick S/Nora T

  • Jarrett B/Matt G/Cammy M/John M

  • Makenna D/Steve K/Shannon L/Alex M

  • Hayden D/Mark W/Michelle T/Hannah R

  • Nikki G/Alan K/Steph K/Bella S

  • Jacob G/Kyle N/Sammi W/Ian P

  • Izzi G/Gwen H/Kyle M/Grace O

  • Megan H/SimonaK/Patrick W/Alyssa S


January 7 2014

January 7, 2014

  • Groups

  • Presidential Selection

  • Project Assignment and PR Packet

  • PP – Introduction

  • Group work – brainstorm ideas, read yellow Pres. Packet


What to present

What to present…

  • Best things about your President(s)

  • Defend and overcome your Presidential weaknesses

  • Expose the weaknesses of your opponents

  • Foreign policy issues (the handling of crisis's abroad)

  • Domestic policy issues (the handling of events at home – US)


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