Bell Ringer (Sit on the side of the classroom with your debate group. Audience members please sit at the back computers.). Your uncle has agreed to sell you his car for $3,000. You will put $2,000 down and pay him the rest over the next 40 weeks. How much will your weekly payments be?.
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Your Position: ______________________________________
1. What strong beliefs and feeling do you hold on this issue? Think carefully and list these basic beliefs. All remaining work should be based upon this list.
2. Brainstorm all arguments that support your position. Ideas can come from the Internet and from your own thinking. Be creative and realistic. Brainstorm for at least five (5) full minutes. List your ideas below.
3. Now, circle the arguments above that you believe will work to effectively "sell" your position. Then, develop them more fully in the space below.
4. List arguments that you expect the other group(s) to use against you. Write down ideas to counter those arguments.