Want to incorporate formal, Lincoln-Douglas (1v1) debates in your ELA classroom but don't know where to start? This "Debate Essentials" pack contains the basic materials you will need to get started.
-Topic suggestions (20 engaging tried-and-true, meaningful debate topics)
-Debate outline template (complete with thorough help text to scaffold students through the structure of the debate)
-Debate format & requirements sheet (complete with the time structure and other expectations)
-Debate student evaluation sheet (to keep students engaged and accountable when debates are going on)
-Debate rubric (for you to effectively assess each debate)
All files are EDITABLE Microsoft Word documents because I know you may want to change things like time to fit your own classroom needs. :)