1. As a team, discuss the POINT OF VIEW you have been asked to argue. 2. Devise a series of statements to support your view 3. Consider what the opposition might say for their view 4. Plan your rebuttals so that you can counteract what the opposing team might say. 5. Organise your team so that stronger arguments are at the end of the line. 6. Advise the teacher that you are ready to begin.