This powerfully illustrated pack of 50 debating cards is an excellent resource to boost confi dence and sanction young minds to express their personal opinions. The cards are bursting with challenging declarations, such as ‘all adults should have to go to school’ and ‘the internet was a great invention’, to encourage children to think autonomously. On one side of the card sits an image and a statement, while the other side has space to write reasons/ideas for and against the statement, plus some linked vocabulary to help guide the children. A fun means of promoting speaking and listening skills in children aged 7+. Cards are A5 in size.
035-LI02061 2 Debating Cards
Is homework a waste of time? Just an idea of the thought provoking questions up for debate in this set of activity cards. The topics have been carefully selected to engage older children in year 5 and 6 and give them the opportunity to talk about issues they can relate to. Each card gives tips on how to prepare a debate and how to deliver a convincing argument, as well as some pros and cons for each topic area, just to get started. Also included in the pack are ten ‘Just a minute’ cards, where children have to talk for just one minute on the selected topic, ideal as a warm up and to get children thinking on their feet. 50, A4 cards in total.
035-LI01897 Debating Cards 3 Questioning
Skills Board Games
Develop knowledge of Who, What, Where, When, Why and How questions; understand their usage and the information they can be used to obtain, while promoting speaking and listening skills in this socially inclusive board game format. Next, practise asking ‘Wh’ questions from the pictures on the fi nal board in this set of 7 x A3 games. Instructions are printed on the game boards. Spinners, die and counters are all included too.
035-SD12096 £ 30 .45 £ 45 .95 Build confi dence and develop language and vocabulary in all children 2 £ 23 .45 1