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Gun Control

Mini-Debates

Int – High Int

Students read about and discuss gun control and gun violence around the world. A variety of debate topics are provided. The lesson includes vocabulary review tasks and discussion questions.

Vocabulary
  • penal colony
  • massacre
  • initiate
  • crackdown
  • swift
  • retrieve
  • skyrocket
  • easy access
  • mental illness
  • opponent
  • rampage
  • mandatory
PDF Content
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • debate questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion or Writing(Reference)
  • Sentence Stems for Debating(Reference)
  • Debate #1(Reference)
  • Debate #2(Reference)
  • Debate #3(Reference)
  • Debate #4(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)