Allow your students the opportunity to dig deep into the pros and cons of current societal issues. This three to four week debate unit gives students a chance to be introduced to a simplified two-person debate format, while stressing the importance of citing evidence and persuasive speaking techniques.
This unit includes common core standards, daily lesson plans, vocabulary key, debate format worksheet, persuasive language worksheet, list of 30 possible debate topics, rubric, and video resource.
by Stephanie Scholl
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