We found 304 resources with the concept debate
I Don’t Think So: Writing Effective Counterarguments
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewWhen it comes to writing effective arguments, writers must do more than simply make a claim, counterarguments must be considered. Aspiring writers analyze counterarguments in editorials, and then learn how to write counterarguments in...
President Theodore Roosevelt: Foreign Policy Statesman or Bully?
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Can a negative perception of a president's foreign policy harm his or her historical legacy? A project that winds the clock back to the date of Theodore Roosevelt's death puts young scholars at the editorial desk of a fictional...
Debate and Reasoning as Academics
7th - 12th
This is a fantastic collection for developing logical debate skills in a secondary classroom. Each resource identifies a controversial topic and outlines differing perspectives, legal and etymological history, and focuses on academic language. Choose one for the whole class, and then split into small groups or partners and assign one to each!
Educating About Immigration The DREAM Act
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Group members role play state legislators, supporters of and opponents to the The DREAM Act (Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors). After listening to the arguments put forth for and against the immigration legislation,...
Speaking & Listening: 11-12th Grade ELA Common Core
11th - 12th
Resources that promote speaking and listening, comprehension and collaboration, and the presentation of knowledge and ideas are featured in this collection. All the resources address grade 11-12 Speaking and Listening Common Core standards.
Climate Change: The Debate — A Structured Controversy
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There is more carbon dioxide in our atmosphere now than there has been at any point in the last 800,000 years! The last lesson in the series of five allows pairs to show what they have learned by defending the stance on climate change...
Resiliency Among the Salmon People
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Is losing cultural traditions the cost of social progress, or should people make stronger efforts to preserve these traditions? High schoolers watch a short film about the native Yup'ik people in Alaska and how they handle the shifts in...
"GM"... It's Not Just a Car Anymore!
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
GMOs make up 70-80 percent of our foods in the United States. In the activity, pupils discuss genetically modified crops. The teacher then divides the class into groups who must research and take a stance on using genetically modified...