How to use Free Debate Lesson Plans from ESLDebates

This plan is for Free Debate Lesson Plans which can be found here. The ESLDebates team we would like to thank you for downloading our free lesson plans and using them in your classroom. It is our mission to make lessons more informed, questioning, and intellectually gripping. The key to a good and prosperous life … Read more

Nine Ways to Employ Higher-Order Thinking in the ESL/TEFL Classroom

As teachers, we want to draw out talent from our students while making them prepared for the world of work in the future. What constitutes as employment is fast-changing, but that doesn’t mean pedagogy is left behind from real-world developments. Our students will see a world that is definitely not planned for, but we can … Read more

Quick Fire Debate Cards

Running out of time to prepare the next class? Relax and simply follow the procedure for this quick and easy debate class. Procedure Print this page out and cut out the debate topics into small card. Distribute the cards to each of the students and all them time to read and think of idea for … Read more

How Structure A Classroom Debate For ESL Learners; And Free Rubric Printable

structuring a debate

Thorough planning and a clear debate rubric (marking strategy) are always great to have on hand when holding a classroom debate. In the event of having these two absent, you can always use our basic guide to holding a debate. This guide is intended for general use and you are encouraged to make adaptations where necessary.     … Read more