Classroom Debate Outline: How to organize a friendly class debate on ANY topic!

Grade Levels
7th - 12th, Homeschool, Staff
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18 pages
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This classroom debate outline is designed to help teachers organize effective inquiry-based classroom debates. The documents within this file gives students a step-by-step outline of what they need to include in their debate, what they need to say, and when they need to say it! Debate is an important life skill, and students will learn the foundation to an educated debate. If you're looking for a new and interactive way to teach your students about everything that goes into the debate process (before they actually start debating), check out my NEW Debate Escape Room!

This classroom debate activity can be completed in any subject area that requires a comprehensive review into a particular topic. The information in this file is easy to follow and self-explanatory for easy planning and student preparation.

Students will learn:

• the basics of debate skills

• how to take strategic notes

• how debates and essays are similar

This file includes:

-key terms

-debate tips and tricks

-debate scripts

-post-debate activity

-essay assignment (to encourage active listening during the debate process)

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Total Pages
18 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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