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How to Hold a Class Debate - Secondary Education
a simple how to on holding a class debate, fromyour about.com guide.
http://712educators.about.com/cs/lessonsss/ht/htdebate.htm
Holding Debates in Middle School Classes - Secondary Education
Holding debates in middle school classes can be quite effective. They also present their own challenges. This article looks at the benefits and issues involved.
http://712educators.about.com/od/lessonplans/a/Debates-in-Middle-School.htm
Debate Rubric - Secondary Education - About.com
Debates are extremely useful ways to get students to truly participate in class. Use this rubric to help assess classroom debates.
http://712educators.about.com/cs/rubrics/l/blrubricdebate.htm
What Is a Debate - Facts About High School Debate Teams
High school debates were once populated by nerds in white-starched shirts and ties. Those days are over! In schools across the country, and especially in urban  ...
http://homeworktips.about.com/od/speechclass/a/debate.htm
60 Debate Topics for High School - Secondary Education - About.com
Looking for High School debate topics? This list of over 60 topics has been written for use in classes throughout the curriculum.
http://712educators.about.com/od/speechresources/a/Debate-Topics-for-High-School.htm
Debate Lessons to Improve Conversational Skills- ESL - About.com
This lesson plan is based on the idea that having students support opinions that are not necessarily their own during debates can help improve students fluency.
http://esl.about.com/od/grammarlessons/tp/debates.htm
Debate - Definition and Examples - Grammar and Composition
(2) A regulated contest in which two opposing sides defend and attack a proposition. Parliamentary debate is an academic event held at many schools, colleges, ...
http://grammar.about.com/od/d/g/debateterm.htm
Lesson Plans for Civil Debates and Discussion - About.com
This lesson plan is based on the idea that having students support opinions that are not necessarily their own during debates can help improve students fluency.
http://esl.about.com/od/conversationlessonplans/a/debate6.htm
Seven Facts About the Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Seven facts everyone should know about the legendary Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858.
http://history1800s.about.com/od/abrahamlincoln/a/Lincoln-Douglas-Seven-Facts.htm
Middle School Debate Topics - Secondary Education - About.com
Debates are a wonderful, high interest way to teach a number of skills to students . They provide students with the ability to research a topic, work as a team, ...
http://712educators.about.com/od/lessonplans/a/Middle-School-Debate-Topics.htm
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