Legalizing Marijuana - A Real-Life Debate

Room 213
Grade Levels
9th - 12th, Homeschool
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RESEARCH, WRITING & INFORMAL DEBATE: Legalizing Marijuana is a hot topic, one that is sure to engage your secondary students. This assignment will provide them with the opportunity to research, reflect, debate and write.

The package includes:
-Links to four articles on legalizing marijuana. Together the articles give a balanced look at the topic

-Guided research questions and answer keys

-Graphic organizers for students who are able to do more independent research

-Suggestions for how to run an informal debate on the topic

-Two writing assignment choices: a formal response or a letter to the editor. Both require that students use evidence and quotes from the research. Each includes a rubric.

-An editable version of the assignment sheet and rubric

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Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
3 days
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