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New York City Urban Debate League Middle School Parliamentary Resources

The New York City Urban Debate League uses a modified version of American Parliamentary debate developed by Claremont Colleges, Washington DC Urban Debate League, New York City Urban Debate League and many others. Thank you to Coach Maria Williams of Harlem Success Academies, and Tyler Beattie of  PS/MS 161 for their contributions to this ever growing list!


Middle School Parliamentary Resources (Click Here) 

Whats Inside?
• 1 Page Guide to Middle School Parliamentary Debate
• Sample Flow
• Judging Rubric
• Judging Guide
• Flowing Tips
• Flowing Guide
• Flowing Tips
• Speakers Job Flow
• Points of Information Guide
• Introduction to Parliamentary Debate
• Public Speaking Guide
• DARE-I Introduction to Argumentation
• 5 Step Refutation Model
• Types of Evidence Guide
• Rebuilding Arguments
• Speaker Duties
• Topic Selection Guidelines