Four Corners Debate

Should the student population wear uniforms to school? Pupils express whether they strongly agree, agree, disagree, or strongly disagree with a controversial statement, moving to a designated corner of the room to indicate their stance. They discuss their positions within like-minded groups and present reasons to the class. Finally each class member crafts a paragraph defending their position. Link to debate topics, included, leads to a host of other debate-supportive resources. 

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Resource Details

Grade
K - 12th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Year
2003
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use