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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
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
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
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
Debate Lessons to Improve Conversational Skills- ESL
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
Presidential Debates Humor - Bush-Kerry Debate Jokes
Jokes, cartoons, and satire about the 2004 presidential debates between President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry.
http://politicalhumor.about.com/od/2004debates/
60 Debate Topics for High School - Secondary Education - About.com
Debates are a great way for students to get involved in class. Students have to research topics, prepare for the debate with their team, and think on their feet as ...
http://712educators.about.com/od/speechresources/a/Debate-Topics-for-High-School.htm
Presidential Debates - 2012 General Election
Read the 2012 presidential debates schedule. Find out where the presidential debates are being held. Learn who will moderate the debates between President  ...
http://uspolitics.about.com/od/CampaignsElections/a/2012-Presidential-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
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
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