The Philosophy & Ethics Debate Pack [P4C] [Philosophy for Children] [Over 400 Debates!]

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This bundle contains almost 400 Moral & Philosophical debate exercises that can be used for:

-P4C (Philosophy for kids)
-Form time activities
-R.S./Philosophy/Citizenship cover lessons
-Debating societies
-Making best use of spare time at the end of lessons

Formats for debates are:
The formats are:
-“Which is more moral?” (students chose between two options)
-“Agree or disagree?” (where students respond to a presented statement about morality of a moral issue)
-“Who do you save?” (where students need to save one of two people/options, and justify the morality of their decision)
-“Moral or immoral?” (where students cast their judgement on a given action, event or person.
-Is the statement TRUE of FALSE?
-Whose side do you take?
-Agree or Disagree?
-Which statement is more true?

…each asking students to move from one side of the room or the other to make their position clear: teachers should then use questioning to foster a debate between students, encouraging them to present reasons for their choice and defend their position.

-It clearly contributes to your school’s SMSC provision
-Furthers students’ critical thinking skills
-It allows for countless hours of discussion and debate to be structured in a focussed and engaging manner.
-It would take days to reproduce yourself.
-It can save vast amounts of staff time in preparing cover lessons
-It is the perfect way to make the most of any time a teacher might have left at the end of a lesson.
-It deals with cross curricular issues

Please note: this resource deals with controversial issues, debates and questions that may be deemed unsuitable for younger children. It is designed for secondary school students, but can be easily adapted to younger years with appropriate amendments by their teacher.
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Created: Oct 2, 2016

Updated: Sep 19, 2019

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