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Well, come along to round six of the 2015 National Schools Debating Championships to find out! What are the rules of debating? And what are the speakers judged on? As BTN reporter Carl Smith explains, in order to make a good argument, you need to try to prove that your ideas are right and your opposition's ideas are wrong. ...
Learn how to define the topic in a primary school debate.
Students explore debating rules and the role of each speaker.
Develop persuasive arguments for a primary debate using the PEEL model.
Learn how to construct an effective rebuttal for a primary debate.
Develop student confidence in speaking in a debate.
Students learn how to use characterisation and descriptive language in debating.
Students learn how to discuss responsibility when debating.
Students develop skills in how to use mechanisms in a debate.
This resource explores the perspectives of the Aboriginal people of Kamay Botany Bay and the men aboard the HMB Endeavour upon their meeting in 1770. It will also help students to understand the history of Australia's Aboriginal peoples and why their stories of the past are equally important to hear. Note to Aboriginal ...
Explore definitions in debating from the negative team's perspective.
This is a web resource about reducing reliance on coal-fired power that provides a student activity accompanied by a teacher guide. It describes a class activity in which students debate the best way to reduce reliance on coal as a source of electricity. The activity requires students to research supporting evidence based ...
A public speaking resource including videos of student speeches, interviews, adjudicator comments, adults talking about their public speaking experiences, and support activities.