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.
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.
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…
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.