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Debates and discussions

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Questions to make you think why
A series of open ended questions that help students to think  … read more
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Moral dilemmas
A series of discussion tasks to develop an understanding of moral  … read more
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Public speaking
A comprehensive resource which covers the basics and a detailed  … read more
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Speaking and listening assessment cards
Assessment cards to support group analysis, each with a different  … read more
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Persuasive role play
Students choose from a range of potentially tricky scenarios,  … read more
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The dragon debate
A speaking and listening activity in which students explore what  … read more
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Design your ideal school
Students work in groups to design their ideal school. A series  … read more
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Dragon quest - lateral thinking discussion tasks
A team quest built on a mythical adventure narrative. Activities  … read more
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What's your learning style?
A Choices whizzy interactive. Students answer a number of multiple  … read more
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School uniform: to wear or not to wear?
A useful debating activity which uses de Bono's thinking hats,  … read more
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What makes you unique?
A series of discussion questions based on the text 'Unique' by  … read more
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Socratic discussion
Ever wondered how to extract true wisdom from your class? Sharpen  … read more
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Save my dog!
A Diamond Jubilee version of this lovely speaking and listening  … read more
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Vote for us!
Students invent the policies of an imaginary political party  … read more
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Channel 4 needs you!
A speaking and listening activity in which students create their  … read more
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Debate flashcards
Encourage students to respond to each other in formal debate  … read more
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Land proposal
Writing and discussion activities based on a land development  … read more
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Chat cards
Fun question cards to encourage discussion, useful as as warm  … read more
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How we met
A tool for planning and notes to set students up for a gentle  … read more
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Save my dog support - images and structure
PowerPoint which leads pupils through the 'Save My Dog!' persuasive  … read more
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Battle of the islands persuasive speech
A group speaking and listening task. Includes a series of group  … read more
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Desert island decisions take two
An adaptation of the original 'Desert island decisions'. As surviving  … read more
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Improve our school
Students discuss and write speeches on how they would spend a  … read more
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Kick-start discussion slides
A selection of thought-provoking, fairly general, quotations  … read more
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Doctors' dilemma
Group work guaranteed to generate lively discussion. Pupils debate  … read more
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Save my dog!
Lovely speaking and listening activity. Vets have to make some  … read more
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Group work role cards
A flexible friend for groups of four: gives each member a role  … read more
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Spend some of the school's money!
Group activity based on a school council debate focused on discuss,  … read more
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Avalanche survival
An interesting and versatile task which asks groups to discuss  … read more
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Junk food
What is a discussion? Introduction to arguments for and against  … read more
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Junk Food questionnaire
Create a questionnaire and find out about attitudes towards junk  … read more
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