Agree or Disagree: 110 Topics to Build Critical Thinking & Inspire Conversations
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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. (Psst: adults enjoy the topics too!)
Agree or Disagree? is:
- compact (5" x 7", 118 pages)
- filled with 110 classic, contemporary & creative debate topics, scenarios and questions
- designed to exercise what we consider to be essential lifelong skills: the ability to reason, to persuade and to build an argument 👍
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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
Educators! This book can also inspire more formal assignments, such as paragraph writing, small discussion groups, research projects & more.
Age range: Starting at roughly grades 4/5. The topics and issues will also engage older youth and adults!
Pages: 118 | Dimensions: 5" x 7" (perfect bound)
ISBN: 978-1-9994415-4-8 | Published: 2019; updated 2021; Toronto
Cover: soft cover
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