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CATEGORY
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Understanding of Topic
The team clearly understood the topic in-depth and presented their information forcefully and convincingly.
The team clearly undestood the topic in-depth and presented their information with ease.
The team seemed to understand the main points of the topic and presented those with ease.
The team did not show an adequate understanding of the topic.
Organization
All arguments were clearly tied to an idea (premise) and organized in a tight, logical fashion.
Most arguments were clearly tied to an idea (premise) and organized in a tight, logical fashion.
All arguments were clearly tied to an idea (premise) but the organization was sometimes not clear or logical.
Arguments were not clearly tied to an idea (premise).
Use of Facts/Statistics
Every major point was well supported with several relevant facts, statistics and/or examples.
Every major point was adequately supported with relevant facts, statistics and/or examples.
Every major point was supported with facts, statistics and/or examples, but the relevance of some was questionable.
Every point was not supported.
Rebuttal
All counter-arguments were accurate, relevant and strong.
Most counter-arguments were accurate, relevant, and strong.
Most counter-arguments were accurate and relevant, but several were weak.
Counter-arguments were not accurate and/or relevant
Information
All information presented in the debate was clear, accurate and thorough.
Most information presented in the debate was clear, accurate and thorough.
Most information presented in the debate was clear and accurate, but was not usually thorough.
Information had several inaccuracies OR was usually not clear.

Date Created: Nov 29, 2012 02:03 am (CST)