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Cell Phones in Class

Mini-Debates

Int – Adv

Two teens in Quebec used a cell phone to secretly film a teacher yelling in class. They posted the video on YouTube. Students debate whether or not cell phones should be allowed in class.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 5 pages
Tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • debate questions
Vocabulary
  • device
  • incident
  • embarrassed
  • ban
  • distorted
  • lobbying
  • dismayed
  • complaint
  • justify
  • issue
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Review A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Review
  • Discussion or Writing
  • Sentence Stems for Debating
  • Debate #1
  • Debate #2