|Here is a classroom debate judging checklist:|
Arguments are clearly stated.
Arguments are well developed.
Arguments are presented logically.
Are statements backed with evidence?
Do the opinion statements help convince you?
Speakers speak with enthusiasm and confidence.
Speakers makes eye contact.
Speakers control their emotions.
Speakers remain focused on the topic.
Speakers summarize information well.
Speakers use powerful descriptive language.
Speakers are well prepared and anticipate opponents arguments.
All arguments were accurate, relevant and strongly stated.
Speakers clearly knew their topic well.
Speakers remain respectful at all times.