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Debate

Getting the Literary Debate up and Running
Debate Protocol
Getting the Literary Debate up and Running
May 20, 2016 at 7:31 pm 0
The debate protocol that I have adapted from Teachers College Reading and Writing Project has three parts main parts: 1) Gather, 2) Caucus, and 3) Debate. All of the parts can be stretched or shortened with more or fewer steps in between, depending on how much your students can handle at once, and how much time […]
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Making the Case for Debates
Debate Protocol
Making the Case for Debates
May 13, 2016 at 7:10 pm 0
You know the groan well. It starts at the pit of the stomach, reverberates throughout the classroom and rattles your brain. “Today we’re starting our argument writing essay unit!” you chirp in your most stage-worthy voice. Or maybe it’s an informative essay based on research? A literary analysis essay perhaps? Regardless of the type, the […]
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