Synopses & Reviews
An invaluable resource for middle school debaters, this book provides background, arguments and resources on 75 debate topics in areas as diverse as business, science and technology, environment, politics, religion, culture and education. Topics include: Border Security, Death Penalty, Drug Testing in Schools, Global Climate Change, Gun Control, Internet Privacy, Legal Driving Age, Maritime Piracy, Nuclear Weapons, School Uniforms, Social Networking, Space Exploration, Torture, Violence in the Media. Each entry presents: the topic; an introduction placing the question in context; arguments pro and con; sample motions; and web links for further research. Organized in a handy A-Z format, the book also includes a topical index for easy searching.
Provides background, arguments and resources on 75 debate topics for middle schoolers.