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Julius Caesar Pre-Reading Informal Debate Activity (Common Core Aligned)
Get your students moving with this engaging pre-reading activity that introduces some of the key themes of Julius Caesar while having students taking a stand (literally!) and presenting arguments on the fly. Students will first complete an anticipation guide, taking a stance on controversial stat
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Civil War Informal Debate Activity—Fun for Preview or Review
Get your students moving with this engaging informal debate activity that introduces some of the most important issues of the American Civil War while having students taking a stand (literally!), supporting their arguments with evidence, and presenting them on the fly. Great for a pre-unit activi
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Persuasive Writing Activity
Four persuasive writing prompts...includes paper requirement handout, a brainstorming page for each prompt, rough draft paper, and a sample brainstorming page along with an example of a weak and strong student paper. Written pieces can easily become individual oral presentations or team debates.
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NEW  Fidget Spinners Persuasive Letters and Debate Activity FUN WRITING ACTIVITY
Fidget spinners are in! What's your position on them? Have your students write persuasive letters/emails and have a debate about them in class. You will receive writing prompts and colorful or black and white templates. Just download, print, and your students are ready to write and debate. Great
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Persuasive Writing & Debating Activity Lesson Plan
This is a Two-Part Lesson Plan featuring: 1) Persuasive Writing 2) Debating You are provided with 35 possible topics to assign or from which to have your students choose for their persuasive paragraph writing and/or debate performance. For 12 of the 35 topics I supplied possible reasons to support
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Christmas Debate Activity
Practice debate with a seasonal twist! This is a no-prep (except for just printing it off) activity for your debate, public speaking, English students! It's a lighthearted practice in persuasion. Take a break and watch your students construct and defend their arguments! Just divide up the students
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Student Debate Activity
This formal debate activity sets up all of the guidelines for a classroom debate. Preparation time for the actual debate is roughly three days. But one debate should last only 45-50 minutes. Students will learn actual debate strategy, research skills, argumentation, speaking skills, and refutatio
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Coffee Debate Activity - Policy
Practice debate with a topic your high schoolers will love! This is a no-prep (except for just printing it off) activity for your debate, public speaking, or English students! It's a lighthearted practice in persuasion. Take a break and watch your students construct and defend their arguments! Just

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Back to School Debate Activity
What better way to start school than to let your students DEBATE over some of their classroom rules! In this fun back-to-school activity, your students will enjoy diving right into public speaking, debate, and English/rhetoric on day one! This is a no-prep (except for just printing it off!) activit
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Fidget Spinner Debate Activity - Policy
Practice debate with a topic your high schoolers will love! This is a no-prep (except for just printing it off) activity for your debate, public speaking, or English students! It's a lighthearted practice in persuasion. Take a break and watch your students construct and defend their arguments! Just

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Debate Activities Bundle
Get THREE different debate activities for a steal! Included are policy AND value debates so you can try both with your classroom. Pick between coffee propositions or fidget spinners. Your students will learn to enjoy the art of argument as they work through these activities. This is a no-prep (exc
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Persuasive Writing Activities using 40 Inspirational Quotes NO PREP BUNDLE
Teach persuasive/argumentative writing using inspirational and engaging quotes! Persuasive Prompt: Provide a valid interpretation of the quote, agree or disagree with the quote as you have interpreted it, and support your opinion using specific references to appropriate literary elements from two w
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Persuasive Debate and Essay Writing Frame
This resource has everything you need to set up and implement a formal debate in your classroom. When students debate about a topic, they are working on persuasive language that is aligned to the common core. Looking for Common-Core aligned resources to teach persuasive writing? This 21 page
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Coffee Debate Activity - Value
Practice debate with a topic your high schoolers will love! This is a no-prep (except for just printing it off) activity for your debate, public speaking, or English students! It's a lighthearted practice in persuasion. Take a break and watch your students construct and defend their arguments! Just

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Classroom Debate Activity
This formal debate activity sets up all of the guidelines for a classroom debate. Preparation time for the actual debate is roughly three days. But one debate should last only 45-50 minutes. Students will learn actual debate strategy, research skills, argumentation, speaking skills, and refutatio
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Persuasive Debate T-Chart
This T-Chart is to be completed during an in-class persuasive debate on banning homework. Split the class in half and have each side present reasons why homework should or should not be banned. During the debate students should fill in the reasons stated by both sides of the argument to help them fo
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Insanity Plea -- "The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe
This is a fun activity to help students analyze a classic short story and practice using logical evidence and reason in persuasive writing and speech. NOTICE that this "Insanity Plea" activity is included in the Psychotic Short Stories unit, so don't purchase both as you'd be paying twice for the s
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Rhetoric Mega-Bundle: Appeals, Devices & “Letter from Birmingham Jail” Unit
SAVE ALMOST 40% BY PURCHASING FIVE PRODUCTS IN ONE! Strengthen the argumentation skills of your high school and advanced middle school students by helping them learn, identify, analyze and practice rhetorical strategies—both appeals and devices—AND have them apply what they’ve learned using Martin
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English Curriculum 7, 8, or 9 Version #1
This product is my entire 8th grade English curriculum (Minus the novel studies, pre reading prezis, and novel activities), but it could work for 7-10 grades depending on your states standards. Please scroll to the bottom of the listing to learn more about downloading the product before purchase.
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Persuasive Ads to Analyze: Critical Thinking, Advertising Techniques, Library
printables, activities, literacy center ideas, critical thinking, non-fiction, reading response, Advertising techniques, classroom organization, media literacy, classroom library display, reading response Grades 3 - 6 I believe that teaching media literacy is an essential part of teaching reading
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Lizzie Borden:  Infamous Murder Case Nonfiction Unit, Tone, Bias, Persuasion
Lizzie Borden was tried and ultimately acquitted for the MURDER of her PARENTS in the 1890s. The trial was controversial. How could a WOMAN possibly hack her parents to death and why? How could this have happened while she was HOME if she didn't do it? In this nonfiction unit, students will read
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Writing a Thesis Statement: Lesson and Activities
The thesis statement is the most critical aspect of an essay. For that reason, I spend quite a bit of time making sure my students' thesis statements are perfected before we begin pre-writing. This thesis statement lesson focuses specifically on writing solid, effective thesis statements for argum
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Opinion Writing Lessons for Second Grade {2nd Grade Writing Workshop Unit 7}
Opinion writing lessons, debate activities, book review writing lessons, writing rubrics, printable writing paper, posters and visuals, graphic organizers for planning, and more - for second grade students! ------ This 4 week nonfiction / informational writing unit will help you teach your second

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Medieval Feudal Japan Unit Activities
Students will have the opportunity to create webquests, advertisements, commercials, timelines, poems, currencies, book jackets, booklets, videos, cover letters, visuals, debates, talk shows, dialogues, board games, brochures, newspapers, scrapbooks, song lyrics, skits and journal entries. Addition
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