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215 resources with the keyterm debate

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African American Activist Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the views of five African American activists. Using the Internet, they determine how each leader differed in their views on obtaining equality. They share their information with the class and write an essay explaining...
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Preliminary Reflection on the Death Penalty

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners discuss the death penalty. They explore specific cases and form an opinion of whether or not they agree with it. They share their opinions, pro or con, in the form of a debate.
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Human Trafficking & Modern Day Slavery - Debating the Fundamentals

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students research the trafficking and slavery issues in a country of their choice. In groups, they prepare arguments which support their point of view. They reverse their positions to make the debate more interesting.
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Friday Forum (Day 5)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students evaluate their performance in different debates about the laws of Michigan. They write a letter to an editor of a newspaper sharing their opinions. They write journal entries as well.
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Legislative Debate: The Importance and Role of Debate within the Legislative Process

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Pupils learn the legislative process as they debate real-life issues that affect students within their age group. To prepare for the debate, pupils consult newspapers, selected articles, case studies, and other media resources. Students...
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Labour Market Flexibility

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the concept of a flexible labor market. They research the desirablity of this type of market and present their findings to the class. They participate in a debate as well.
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the Young Offenders Act: Modeling Parliamentary Proceedings

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students examine parliamentary procedure by following rules of order, constructing and presenting well thought out arguments, and submitting reports of the proceedings.
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Good Shopping

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students participate in a debate in which they discuss shopping decisions. They discover their power as a consumer of goods and the factors that influencing purchasing.
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The Big Debate

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students participate in a debate about whether to have chocolate sold in schools. They gather information and use the proper materials for the debate.
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Debate in the Classroom: The Pebble Mine Pundits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research and debate the pros and cons of the Pebble Mine in Alaska from a variety of perspectives. They also write a position paper that either supports or opposed Pebble Mine develpoment.
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Class Forums: An English Language Arts Lesson for Information Resources

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders listen to a controversial piece of writing. They with opposing viewpoints face one another. After ground rules are suggested and adopted by the group, 10th graders articulate their positions in successive turns.
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Planning the Persuasive Paper and Debate

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders work in pairs, using the big six research method, to research a controversial subject of their choosing, write a persuasive paper expressing their views, and then debate with other teams.
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Liberation of the Garden Gnomes

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students read a lighthearted story about the controversial Garden Gnome Liberation Front. They debate the public's right to own garden gnomes. Personal - to lighten up the classroom a bit with a somewhat
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Teachers: Citizenship: Government Central

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students research about the Queen and examine the arguments for and against having a Royal Family. They study the function of a monarchy and hold a debate.
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The Commission of Inquiry

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the role and functions of a commission of inquiry and participate in a democratic debate.
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The Gun Debate

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners read a passage about the right to bear arms and complete a worksheet.
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Ratification Debate on the U.S. Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the U.S. Constitution and are asked to give a speech about what they have found.
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And Your Point Is . . .? Part I

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Young scholars, in groups, complete a WebQuest titled "Love Canal Debate". They follow the WebQuest to research and write papers on different points of view regarding the Love Canal environmental disaster.
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Let's Debate - Demonstrating Effective Communication Skills

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils explore and engage in the art of debate. When both sides have been presented each pair have a few minutes to prepare a rebuttal based upon what the opposing side has said. A rubric imbedded in this plan is used as an assessment tool.
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Holding the Debate on the Modern Issue of Equality

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students present opening statements, along with their sign and slogan reflecting their point of view on an issue. 3. They debate the issue of whether there should be a double/single standard to promote equality in the United States...
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CHANGING THE WEATHER

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders relate previous knowledge of cloud formation to the "seeding" of clouds and justify their stance on a position taken in a debate on weather control.
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Cycling Through Controversy

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students research different perspectives and debate environmental issues. They consider different viewpoints when proposing solutions.
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STS Biology - Teaching Controversial Topics

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Each of the three activities submitted presents difficult science topics in the context of the human experience. The activities focus on real-world problems, which have science components, from the students' perspectives.