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Debates help students improve their skills in the areas of problem solving, critical thinking, communication, teamwork and leadership. Debate questions all pertain to ancient Greece and include topics such as Athens, Sparta, democracy, Alexander the Great and philosophers.
For this class activity, students can be divided into eight groups. Two groups will be competing against each other at a time during the classroom debate. There are a total of four debate questions so each student in your class will participate in a debate and will be an audience member for three debates.
Included in the Resource:
✓ Four debate questions and the point-of-view of each team
✓ Debate Strategies
✓ Debate Structure
✓ Planning Guide for Opening Statement
✓ Planning Guide for Cross-Examination Questions and Answers
✓ Ballot Sheet for Audience Members