Primary debating resource

Primary debating resource

Resources packed with practical ideas to create engaging and lively opportunities to develop debating skills.

Filters

Ages: Age 7-11

Subjects: Citizenship, English, PSHE

Topics: Debating

Resource Types: Lesson plan, Worksheet

pdf file - 618 KB

Description

This pack of four lesson plans introduces students aged 7-11 to key democratic concepts. Ideal for use during Parliament Week or across the year.

The resources are packed with practical and accessible ideas to create engaging and lively opportunities for developing debating skills. These include taking part in a role play based around a school council meeting and running a House of Commons style debate in the classroom.

Ready made worksheets are available in the debating pack to support some of the lesson plans.

Learning outcomes

This pack introduces students to the concepts of:

  • fairness - how we decide what is fair and how to compromise
  • getting your message across
  • making decisions together
  • formal debating

Students have the opportunity to practise their debating skills in the course of the activities.

pdf file - 618 KB

Primary debating resource - Word version

Primary debating resource - Word version

docx file - 1.77 MB

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