Ready, prep, debate!

Years 5 to 8 debating
Creative Class Literature and language arts
Tags: Debating

Learn how to prepare before a debate.

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Three students looking at and pointing to a white board.

Learning intentions

  • brainstorm ideas about a topic
  • define the topic and determine the stakeholders
  • develop the case
  • summarise the preparation process.

Outcomes

English K-10 Syllabus

Stage 3

  • EN3-1A: communicates effectively for a variety of audiences and purposes using increasingly challenging topics, ideas, issues and language forms and features.
  • EN3-3A: uses an integrated range of skills, strategies and knowledge to read, view and comprehend a wide range of texts in different media and technologies.
  • EN3-7C: thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information and ideas and identifies connections between texts when responding to and composing texts.

Stage 4

  • EN4-2A: effectively uses a widening range of processes, skills, strategies and knowledge for responding to and composing texts in different media and technologies.
  • EN4-5C: thinks imaginatively, creatively, interpretively and critically about information, ideas and arguments to respond to and compose texts.
  • EN4-9E: uses, reflects on and assesses their individual and collaborative skills for learning.