Roles and rules of debating

Primary KLA:
Educational levels:
Year 5, Year 6

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Students explore debating rules and the role of each speaker.

Australian curriculum content descriptions

(ACELY1699) Clarify understanding of content as it unfolds in formal and informal situations, connecting ideas to students’ own experiences and present and justify a point of view

(ACELY1700) Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations for defined audiences and purposes incorporating accurate and sequenced content and multimodal elements

(ACELY1709) Participate in and contribute to discussions, clarifying and interrogating ideas, developing and supporting arguments, sharing and evaluating information, experiences and opinions

(ACELY1816) Use interaction skills, varying conventions of spoken interactions such as voice volume, tone, pitch and pace, according to group size, formality of interaction and needs and expertise of the audience

(ACELY1710) Plan, rehearse and deliver presentations, selecting and sequencing appropriate content and multimodal elements for defined audiences and purposes, making appropriate choices for modality and emphasis

More information

Resource type:
Interactive Resource
learner, teacher
ScOT topics:
Language usage, Critical literacy, Public speaking, Debating
Interactives, Oral activity, Questioning techniques
State of NSW, Department of Education
State of NSW, Department of Education
Date created:
Monday, 19 October 2020

Resource ID: 3bd67f95-e8c5-40fd-9a5b-a9effb1aabb3