2012 Presidential debate curriculum released for education

Lynn University is offering students in grades K-12 its 2012 Debate Curriculum for Education
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In anticipation of hosting the third and final presidential debate on Oct. 22 at The Keith C. and Elaine Johnson World Performing Arts Center, Lynn University is offering students in grades K-12 its 2012 Debate Curriculum for Education, available for free download on the iPad through Apple iTunes U or through Lynn University’s official debate website

There are three activities for each grade, kindergarten through fifth, and four activities for grades six through 12. Interactive activities include worksheets, coloring sheets, mock debates, multimedia content and more. Kindergarteners will learn to recognize the two political party symbols with a coloring exercise. Third graders will read different scenarios and identify which government level should be involved for a solution to the scenario. By watching past presidential debates, sixth graders will use scoring cards to determine which candidate did a better job. Presidential fact sheets and debate information is also available in the appendix of the web portal.



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