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

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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 👍

FYI This PDF is part of our Critical Thinking & Conversation Trilogy, which also includes Decisions & Dilemmas and A Book of Questions for Future Decision Makers

Scenario 76 for Agree or Disagree

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Scenario 15 for Agree or Disagree

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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!

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

Published: 2019; updated 2021; Toronto 

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

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