50 Debate Prompts for Kids
Should students get paid for attending school? Is year-round school a good thing? If you find $100, is it yours to keep? We've chosen 50 topics we know kids will want to talk and write about. For each debate we've included pro and con points, as well as discussion questions to get kids thinking further about both sides of the issue. Plus, you'll find vocabulary activities, a reproducible graphic organizer, and other activity ideas to help your students improve their thinking and writing skills. For use with Grades 5 and Up.
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