Novice Lincoln Douglas Debate Curriculum

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How do you affirm and negate a statement of value? What is refutation? Interested in debate? Introduce your class to the format of the Lincoln Douglas debate with 14 lessons, designed to be used in order, so that debaters learn the logic of argumentation before engaging in a Lincoln Douglas debate.

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CCSS: Adaptable

Instructional Ideas

  • During election years, have class members evaluate the format used for the televised Democratic and Republican debates
Classroom Considerations

  • The resource is appropriate for a club or classroom setting

  • The 55-page packet includes detailed directions for each lesson, worksheets, graphic organizers, and models

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