Discussion Preparation


With our Discussion Preparation lesson plan, students learn how to properly and effective prepare for a debate or discussion.

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Our Discussion Preparation lesson plan teaches students strategies for effectively preparing for discussions or debates. During this lesson, students are asked to practice preparing for a debate, going through each step one by one to prepare and then having a mock debate with a classmate. Students are also asked to practice researching given topics and writing one argument for or against the position, demonstrating the research abilities crucial to a successful debate.

At the end of the lesson, students will be able to demonstrate the appropriate techniques when having a discussion or debate, understand the importance of being prepared with facts before initiating a discussion or debate, and recall and utilize facts in discussions and debates.

State Educational Standards: LB.ELA.LITERACY.SL.3.1.A, LB.ELA.LITERACY.SL.3.1.B, LB.ELA.LITERACY.SL.3.2

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3rd Grade


Language Arts