We found 215 resources with the keyterm debate
A Mock Town Meeting on a Proposed Tank FarmLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Intended as a follow up to the Protecting Your Drinking Water activity, young environmentalists use their assessment of the a hypothetical town's water supply to debate the installation of underground chemical storage tanks. With the...
So You Think You Can ArgueLesson Planet
5th - 9th CCSS: Designed
What defines an argument, and how can someone properly formulate a counterargument? This resource provides two options—an interactive PowerPoint presentation or worksheet—that will support your learners as they begin to explore how to...
Collateral Damage? Researching a Connection Between Video Games and ViolenceLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Hook your class into an exploration of and discussion about violence in video games with a cute animal clip and a video game trailer. After a quick discussion about how media can affect mood, class members read a related article and...
Debate Notes WorksheetLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Whether your young orators are preparing for an in-class debate, or you are presenting a video of a debate to your class, this is an easy-to-use template that will help them organize the major arguments of each debate position, as well...
Rivers and the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros ProjectLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Damming rivers has been a case of necessity versus negative environmental impact since the process began. Kids take on the role of a stakeholder in the proposed damming of the Danube River. They begin by reading arguments for and against...
Marching to Freedom: PowerPoint Presentation debating for or against going to warLesson Planet
Fourth graders present research on war. In this debate activity, 4th graders create a power point presentation debating for or against the American Revolution. Students share their presentations with the class.
Forensic Colloquium Experience: Debating the IssuesLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Pupils prepare for an participate in a debate. They watch instructional videos on how debates proceed. Pupils work in teams to research various topics, present their opinions on the issue, and respond to opposing viewpoints during a...
36 Public Policy Questions to Energize Your Government/History Classroom DebatesLesson Planet
6th - 12th
Need topics that are sure to engage your debaters? This list of public policy questions includes such topics as school mascots, regulation of major league baseball, physician-assisted suicide, and violence in video games. A great...
Moore vs. Livingston:Who Really Wrote 'The Night Before Christmas'Lesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students research an author and gather information that seems to support that person as author of The Night Before Christmas. They work in groups to gather the most solid evidence and they write a persuasive essay presenting their argument.
Goodbye Grandpa: Special Lesson PlanLesson Planet
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Dealing with the loss of a loved one is the focus of the activities that accompany student Jeremy Zinn’s short story, “Goodbye, Grandpa.” Readers engage in a discussion and debate about the nature of character change and motivation...
Stage a Debate: A Primer for Teachers (Lincoln-Douglas Debate Format)Lesson Planet
3rd - 12th
For a comprehensive overview of debate styles and formats, look at this resource. It details the Lincoln-Douglas debate format (one-to-one debate with specific, timed rounds of points, cross-examination, and rebuttals). You can also find...