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					Presenting a case: Two people
                                                                                        !6     .4     ,2     ?0
Opening Statement
Clear statement of purpose and intent
Clear provision of context for the argument
Overview of the argument
Specific statement of intent and purpose concerning evidence (what will it prove?)
Presentation of evidence
Clear assertion of purpose of this particular piece of evidence in support of case
Context of this piece of evidence
Relevant textual evidence provided
Analysis and use of evidence to prove case
Clear assertion of purpose of this particular piece of evidence in support of case
Context of this piece of evidence
Relevant textual evidence provided
Analysis and use of evidence to prove case
Effective use of visual aid
Clear, purposeful, focused
Cross examination by teacher and class
Questions of clarification; question to challenge interpretation
Closing statements
Clear, concise summary of evidence; reassertion of case
Professional attire                                                                     5      4       3      1
Presentation balanced among all members                                                 5      4       3      1
                                                                            Subtotal
                                                                                Total

Time: 8-18 minutes: -11 points for over or under time or for obvious stalling tactics. Instructor may deduct up to 11
points at his discretion if the presenters fumble around with timing and transition.
Presenting a case: Four people
                                                                                        !3     .2     ,1     ?0
Proponent’s Opening Statement
Clear statement of purpose and intent
Clear provision of context for the argument
Overview of the argument
Specific statement of intent and purpose concerning evidence (what will it prove?)
Opponent’s Opening Statement
Clear statement of purpose and intent
Clear provision of context for the argument
Overview of the argument
Specific statement of intent and purpose concerning evidence (what will it prove?)
Proponent’s presentation of evidence
Clear assertion of purpose of this particular piece of evidence in support of case
Context of this piece of evidence
Relevant textual evidence provided
Analysis and use of evidence to prove case
Clear assertion of purpose of this particular piece of evidence in support of case
Context of this piece of evidence
Relevant textual evidence provided
Analysis and use of evidence to prove case
Effective use of visual aid
Clear, purposeful, focused
Opponent’s cross examination
Questions of clarification; question to challenge interpretation
Opponent’s presentation of evidence
Clear assertion of purpose of this particular piece of evidence in support of case
Context of this piece of evidence
Relevant textual evidence provided
Analysis and use of evidence to prove case
Clear assertion of purpose of this particular piece of evidence in support of case
Context of this piece of evidence
Relevant textual evidence provided
Analysis and use of evidence to prove case
Effective use of visual aid
Clear, purposeful, focused
Proponent’s cross examination
Questions of clarification; question to challenge interpretation
Proponent’s Closing statements
Clear, concise summary of evidence; reassertion of case
Opponent’s Closing statements
Clear, concise summary of evidence; reassertion of case
Professional attire                                                                     5       4      3      1
Presentation balanced among all members                                                 5       4      3      1
                                                                            Subtotal
                                                                                Total

Time: 15-25 minutes: -11 points for over or under time or for obvious stalling tactics. Instructor may deduct up to 11
points at his discretion if the presenters fumble around with timing and transition.

				
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Description: Combined rubrics for class activity based on a play.