We found 224 resources with the keyterm debate
A Mock Town Meeting on a Proposed Tank Farm
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...
Collateral Damage? Researching a Connection Between Video Games and Violence
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...
Rivers and the Gabcikovo-Nagymaros Project
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...
36 Public Policy Questions to Energize Your Government/History Classroom Debates
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'
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.
Stage a Debate: A Primer for Teachers (Lincoln-Douglas Debate Format)
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...