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.
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.
Primary debating resource - Word version