Use this video and corresponding notes to help students start thinking about taking a stand on an argumentative topic.
Throughout the video, there are nine different topics. As each topic scrolls across the screen, students have one minute to brainstorm their current thoughts on the specific topic on their guided notes.
This is a great activity to start any argumentative topic!
To find handout, please search "Debate Topics Brainstorm."
Stated on the handout: "Directions: As the video flashes a topic across the screen, write your feelings, opinions, and thoughts. You should practice taking a clear stance on topics. However, it is okay to be indecisive. Keep writing until the video switches to the next topic."