The Road to Reason
Help your students develop and identify good methods for debate and persuasive speaking and writing skills
These debate preparation exercises are meant to be used before students plan their own debates. They are the vehicle to take them through the language, elements and planning of a successful debate.
Age-appropriate Debate Topics are included and are intended to be debated quickly, without research. The goal of these mini-lessons is to get students to debate creatively and think on their toes
This Mini-Unit Includes:
• Teacher Notes | Answer Keys
• The Language of Debate | Vocabulary
• Debate vs. Persuasion Informational Text
• Debater Don’ts | Fun Fallacy Skits to Perform
• Four Corner Debate
• Example Debate | Should Schools Serve Flavored Milk?
• Road to Reason Debate Organizer
• Road to Reason Craftivity (Options for Differentiation are Included)
• Bonus Pages | Check out the Easy Bulletin Board Idea! The Street Letters to spell out Road to Reason are INCLUDED!
These Mini-Units provide different activities for developing Debate Skills. Check them out…
Debate: GAME ON!
Debate: Let's CHAT!
Check out this Creative Thinking Workshop to get those creative juices flowing…
The Building Blocks of Creative Thinking
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This Enrichment Workshop is perfect for a GATE pullout program, Monthly Gifted Curriculum, Parent-led enrichment, Grade-level rotation, Homeschool, After-school or Sub Plans