This page contains resources for teaching Middle school debate. These files are mostly saved as 'pdf' files, viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. Get it here.
Materials for Learning the Event
Materials for Preparing Students to Debate
Materials for Judging Debates
Materials for Managing a Team
Issue Briefs for In-Class Debates
These documents, saved as "pdf" files, are issue briefs designed to help students get started having debates in class on a variety of issues. The briefs contain short summaries of arguments for and against a given motion for debate. They can also be used as templates to help students organize their own debate research in helpful ways.