Week 7 – Practicing Points of Information


Debate Mate Juniors

In Lesson 7, we practiced our Points of Information. We learnt how to keep them short and snappy!

To recap, a Point of Information is a short interruption during someones speech. It is usually a question and we use them to try and disprove what the other team are saying and strengthen our own arguments!

This activity is to play with someone else at home. Have a look at the motion cards below, you will see the team and a motion. Taking it in turns, one person should deliver a speech for that motion and team, whilst you offer them lots of Points of Information! Then swap over and give the other person a chance to offer you Points of Information!

Try and use the PEEL structure when delivering your speeches:
My point is that…
To explain this further…
An example of this is…
Therefore