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The Death Penalty

Mini-Debates

Int – Adv

In this lesson, students read about the death penalty and death row. After practicing new vocabulary, students have the opportunity to discuss their viewpoints about capital punishment and have a formal debate.

PDFs
  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 4 pages
Tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • debate questions
Vocabulary
  • capital punishment
  • abolished
  • treason
  • lethal injection
  • autopsy
  • death row
  • torture
  • solitary confinement
  • convicted
  • catastrophic
  • deter
  • parole
Tasks

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  • Warm-Up

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  • Vocabulary Preview A

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  • Vocabulary Preview B

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  • Read & Listen

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  • Comprehension

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  • Vocabulary Review

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  • Discussion or Writing

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  • Sentence Stems for Debating

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  • Debate #1

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  • Debate #2

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