The "March Madness" of Gun Control
Beginning October 28th we will launch the debate competition
that is framed by the statement "We Must Become A Nation of Tighter Gun
Each student must be prepared to argue either side of the debate.
Each team must have an opening statement limited to 1 minute.
Your grade improves largely on two factors: 1) advancing through each round to
the final championship and 2) effective participation throughout each round
that requires a minimum of four points of argument to address the opposition
that advances the debate.
Extra credit points assigned to quiz/test scores are available for those who
dress in a business attire while competing in the debate...a point for each
Gun Law Pamphlet: Assignment Due
Recreate a public education pamphlet much like the one handed out in class
from www.opencarry.org. Make sure to rewrite the essential text of the laws of
the State of Washington to be more understood by the "guy on the street."
Include the followimg statutes: 9.41.050, 9.41.230, 9.41.250, 9.41.270,
9.41.280, 9.41.300 and one additional statute that you think supports the
overall education message of your pamphlet.
A) Summarize the law in your own words while referencing the statute title
B) Use responsible images as necessary
C) Limit the white space
D) Answer the following: Who can be denied a CCW in the State of WA?
E) Define "Open Carry" in your pamphlet
Coaches Who Prey:
Then and Now
Explain how high school aged athletes become vulnerable to abuse. What are the
factors (according to this article) most common among victims? Cite a
reference from the article to support your conclusion.
Explain how an abusive coach might go unreported or undetected for years
at a time. Cite a reference from the article to support your conclusion.
What safety measures should every student/athlete know to protect
themselves from a predator? Cite a reference from the article to support your
Do you think this article is current news or old news? What is the
current state of abusive coaches in youth sports today? Find and summarize an
independent study or analysis conducted since this article was published to
support your conclusion.
• Name of article/Date/
• Where/when published
• Summary of research or conclusion of the article (relevant statistics)
Typewritten answers are due on Friday, November 20th. Print them before
coming to class.