This set of task cards includes 12 interesting and socially relevant debate topics to use in your classroom. These topics are all suitable for peer discussion, debate, and writing, allowing you the flexibility of using them whole-class, in small groups/centers, or independently! Also Included with the task cards are:
-Strategies and ideas on how to use them in your classroom.
-A classroom debate guide (includes sample classroom debate format and strategies on how to set-up and run your own classroom debate).
-A full list of talking points for each debate topic to help you jump-start discussion and challenge your class with differing points of view to foster their critical thinking skills.
-Links to introductory YouTube videos (not every topic) that serve as a good way of building student interest and engagement.