Logic Lessons: Tuesday, May 1 to Tuesday, May 15


from:Mahan, Danielle

to:Logic & Rhetoric

Time April 30, 2012

Tuesday, May 1

  • Weekly quote for memorization: “Know what you are talking about.” -John Paul the Great
  • Begin political debate panel 3: New Evangelization
  • Speakers provide opening statements
  • Audience members ask questions to two speakers
  • Speakers provide closing statements
  • Class votes on favorite candidate/argumentation from the panel

Thursday, May 3 Wizard of Oz Play

  • Overview of Public Forum debate style

Friday, May 4

  • Weekly memorization quiz
  • Give results from debate panels
  • Ask preferences for upcoming debates
  • Review Public Forum Guidelines

Tuesday, May 8

  • Weekly quote for memorization: “What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Assign partners, topics for Public Forum
  • Discuss research strategies, argumentation and note taking

Thursday, May 10

  • Weekly memorization quiz
  • Partner work, research for upcoming debate

Tuesday, May 15

  • Weekly quote for memorization: “Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.”  -George Canning
  • Begin first debate
  • Critique speeches, outcome in class
  • Deliver oral reasons for decision

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