Critical Thinking & Conversation Series

Agree or Disagree (PDF package): 110 Topics to Build Critical Thinking & Inspire Conversations

ūüĎȬ†¬†When you¬†order¬†this PDF, the download link will appear right on¬†your¬†checkout page, and you'll receive it¬†via email too. The link stays active for 2 weeks.

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Description & Sample Pages

Agree or Disagree is perfect for young people ages 9-ish to teen (of all levels) who love to have their say and are game to develop their craft. (Adults enjoy the topics too!)

  • It's¬†packed¬†with¬†110 classic, contemporary & creative debate topics, scenarios and questions.
  • For educators, it offers¬†a trove of prompts to practice persuasive, opinion and argument writing¬†as well as compelling¬†topics for small discussion groups.
  • It's a fun and engaging way to exercise¬†essential lifelong skills:¬†the ability to reason, to persuade and to build¬†an argument ūüĎć


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Scenario 78 Agree or Disagree

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Overall, we challenge young people to stretch their thinking by:

  • coming up with reasons that support their opinions
  • providing¬†examples¬†to illustrate their argument
  • connecting their views to experiences, news and history
  • contemplating different circumstances
  • considering the other side of the debate¬†

Age range: Starting at roughly grades 4/5. The topics and issues will also engage older youth and adults!

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What's in the downloadable package: you will get two PDFs to meet your viewing & printing needs

  • Our¬†VIEWING¬†version is created so the text is easily viewable on¬†any digital device.¬†
  • Our¬†PRINTING¬†version is created¬†in landscape orientation and is¬†optimal for printing on standard paper size (8.5" x 11").
  • We've also made the PDF copyable. If you're an educator, this means you can copy & paste the text you want into assignments of your choice.

Buying options: You can buy this PDF on its own or in one of our discounted bundles. You can also create your own bundle: Buy 3 PDFs + get a 4th on us. Use the code free at checkout.

Pages: 60 (print file) | 119 (viewing file)

Published: 2019; updated 2021; Toronto 

File size: 198 KB (print file) 985 KB (viewing file)

What to know about downloading our books:

  • The link to download will appear on the checkout page (after payment) and you'll also get an email with a link to access your downloads.
  • The link itself will stay open for¬†2 weeks.¬†If you miss the window, please email us at hello@furiousthink.com to reactivate it.¬†

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Please note our PDFs are non-refundable!

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