Points and Motions – What Do You Say?

This Points and Motions – What Do You Say? activity & project also includes:

The sixth installment of an eight-part Model UN series discusses the proper procedures for debating a topic on the floor of the United Nations. Class members use terminology and scenarios to learn the correct way to address the chairperson to get their nation's voice heard on the floor. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Pair students to assist those who struggle with terminology and reading 
  • Introduce the lesson with quick video of an open debate within the United Nations
Classroom Considerations

  • Activity is designed for one to two class periods, pace at own discretion 
Pros

  • Provides printable worksheet 
  • Answer key makes grading and instruction easier
Cons

  • None