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The 30 Most Common Ways You Can Lose an Argument

The Logical #Fallacies Collection - 30 Ways To Lose An Argument (all with examples) http://lifehacker.com/the-30-most-common-ways-you-can-lose-an-argument-1683823576

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"That's Debatable!" activity--using current events and other debatable topics to spark family conversation

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Debates in the Classroom - great resource for setting up debates, including links for rules, rubrics, topics, lesson plans, and strategies.

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Debate or writing folder topics. Persuasive/opinion prompts that kids can actually relate to!

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Debating for Your Classroom

This package serves as an introduction to debate and contains:This file includes:-Detailed handouts for your students that explain debating definitions, procedures and ideas for planning.-Graphic organizers to help students as they plan and research their debates.-Two pre-debating activities you can use to allow your students to practice their debating skills.-A list of debate topics that have been successful in my classroom.

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Civil War Debates - 25 Topics - Research, Writing, & Speaking in Social Studies

Your students will have a formal debate on issues that were either part of the Civil War, led up to the Civil War, or exist today but stem from the Civil War. This week-long activity is bound to ramp up your classroom discussions. I have done this type of activity for 15 years and look forward to it every time it comes around.

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Informational Text Activity, FREE, Easy Print-and-Go Sub Materials, CCSS

Whether you need a one-or-two day emergency sub plan or just want to slide a little more informational text into your curriculum, this free and fun lesson has what you need a well-written, high-interest article from the New York Times on the 10 Supreme Court Cases Every Teen Should Know, a topic that will hook your students attention and inspire lively debate, and a packet of print-and-go handouts to help students work through the text.This FREE activity includes: A sheet of Suggested…

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Starting Point -- Teaching Entry Level Geoscience. Learn about instructional methods that work with entry-level geoscience students. This site is designed for faculty and graduate students teaching undergraduate entry-level geoscience, environmental science, or related courses. Each section describes a teaching method, why/when it is useful, how it can be implemented, and a set of examples spanning the Earth system that can be used in your class.

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