Have you ever unsucessfully tried to talk your parents into getting you that brand new smartphone? Or failed at talking your way out of a bad grade? Maybe you wanted to convince your friend to watch the movie you picked out first, only to be shot down. You need to work on being persuasive and debating your side! In this unit you are going to be doing just that.
Here's an example of a debate!
Each partner pair will pick a topic/issue to debate. One partner will be for the issue and the other against. Your goal is to be a better debate and be more persuasive to get the rest of the class to agree with your point of view.