Secondary Debating Resource Pack

Secondary Debating Resource Pack

This resource pack will help students aged 11-16 to improve their debating skills.

This pack includes teaching ideas and planning resources for students to help to prepare them to confidently debate.

Curriculum

England
  • Citizenship KS3/4 – Democracy, government and the rights and responsibilities of citizens
 Wales
  •  Citizenship Studies KS3/4 – Democracy at work in the UK
 Scotland
  • Social Studies – Political decision making
 Northern Ireland
  • Citizenship Studies KS4 – Democracy at work in the UK
  • Government and Politics KS4 – Democracy in Action

Resources

Get Debating worksheets - PDF version

Get Debating worksheets - PDF version

pdf file - 0.98 MB

Get Debating worksheets - Word version

Get Debating worksheets - Word version

docx file - 5.03 MB

Teachers' Notes

Teachers' Notes

These teachers' notes offer suggestions on how to use the Get Debating worksheets in the classroom.

pdf file - 708 KB
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Additional supporting resources (SEND accessible)

Additional supporting resources (SEND accessible)

Choosing a good debate, Glossary, Moderator prompt sheet, Sorting exercise, Organising an argument.

docx file - 823 KB

Vocabulary (SEND accessible)

Vocabulary (SEND accessible)

Pre-learning vocab sheet

docx file - 926 KB

Teacher notes (SEND accessible)

Teacher notes (SEND accessible)

Use with SEND students.

docx file - 766 KB

Curriculum Guide

Curriculum Guide

Grid demonstrating how the Get Debating worksheets relate to the curricula for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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