Lincoln-Douglas (Value) DebateTo practice, we will use the Novice Resolution from the NFL. It isResolved: Civil disobedience in a democracy is morally justifiedA thorough explanation/unpacking of how to argue this is here.General Resources
- Learning and Background Materials shared in class
- Sample Cases
- At home (because blogger is blocked at school) Everyday Debate - Seriously AMAZINGly helpful materials. Start on this linked page, but then also click on his Lincoln-Douglas Home Page for a host of other helpful resources.
- National Speech and Debate Textbook on Lincoln-Douglas Debate
- This is long and more in-depth/formalized than we'll do, but it's a good resource.
- Values and Criteria
YouTube Playlist for LD Debate. Obviously there are LOTS of other resources on YouTube - feel free to explore. The final video is from a site called "The Great Debate" and it's a teacher taking his kids through LD for the first time. It's a bit dry at times but still meaningful!