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31 January 2014

IB Global Politics HL1: Current Events for Monday 3 February

"Do citizens have a moral obligation to overthrow an unjust government?"

Facilitators

  • Amber
  • Carissa
  • Katelin

Flow

  1. Randomly divide class into pro and con teams
    1. Rock-paper-scissors-lizard-spock determines which team goes first
  2. 10 minutes prep time
    1. Decide on the number of arguments
    2. Decide on the number of representatives
    3. Example: 5 arguments requires 5 representatives to speak
  3. One team presents their arguments, followed by a moderated question period
  4. Second team presents their arguments, followed by a moderated question period
  5. Both teams offer rebuttal arguments
  6. Both teams offer closing statements
  7. 10 minute debrief time; use this PollEverywhere
    1. How do you feel?
    2. What happened?
    3. What did you learn?
    4. How did this relate to the real world?
    5. What if?
    6. What's next?

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