Just a Minute

Learning Objectives To help improve general communication skills To encourage quick thinking skills To encourage memory skills To improve vocabulary and word usage To encourage listening skills To encourage peer assessment Resources Stopwatch or timing device A bell Activity Decide a topic that students can speak on without needing to …

I Couldn’t Disagree More

Learning Objectives: To help improve general communication skills To help improve confidence To encourage quick thinking skills To encourage listening skills To encourage & improve rebuttal skills Activity ‘I Couldn’t Disagree More’ is a useful and quick game that can help students practice rebuttal techniques. One student makes a statement …

Year 5 Demonstration Debate

Topic: “That teachers should not give lollies to students as a reward.” This is an example of a debate by Year 5 students on the topic “That teachers should give lollies to students as a reward.” With sincere thanks to the Year 5 students at Grange Primary School, Adelaide and …