Debate Permission Slip (Debate Team Only)
Please complete the worksheet on ratios.
Create a bar graph that shows the radioactive decay of “Substance X.” Start a 0 half-lives and go to four half-lives. Underneath, explain the information in your graph in a paragraph.
1. Copy the words and definitions from page 56 in Codex into your vocabulary notebook.
2. Copy the words and definitions from this week's word generation into your vocabulary notebook.
Write a short speech that supports the point of view of John Locke or Thomas Hobbes.
Paragraph 1: Topic, background, claim/thesis
Paragraph 2: Two pieces of evidence to support your claim
Paragraph 3: One piece of evidence to support a counterclaim; explain why your claim is stronger than the counterclaim
Paragraph 4: Restate your claim/thesis, give your strongest evidence, and explain why the listener should agree with your claim/thesis
Type or write on loose-leaf.
John Locke: “People are not naturally good or bad. We become who we are as a result of our decisions and our experiences. A government’s job is not to control us but to protect our rights and freedoms.”
Thomas Hobbes: “People are naturally nasty and brutish. We need a strong government to prevent constant violence and chaos.”