From the www.procon.org Website, read the Pro section and the Con section on your topic ( death penalty). Choose 3 reasons listed under the Pro section and 3 reasons listed under the Con section.
- The Believing Game is “believing” what you don’t believe. To play the Believing Game, read either the Pro section or the Con section on the www.procon.org website – whichever argument is in opposition to your position on the chosen issue. Ask the “believing” questions suggested by Elbow, such as “What’s interesting or helpful about the view? What would you notice if you believed this view? … In what sense or under what conditions might this idea be true?”
- The Doubting Game is “doubting” what you do believe. To play the Doubting Game, read either the Pro column or the Con column on the www.procon.org Website – whichever argument is in agreement with your position. Ask the “doubting” questions suggested by Elbow, such as the journalistic questions who, what, when, where, why, how.