Debate topics for high school

Explore a variety of thought-provoking debate topics for high school students. Inspire critical thinking and lively discussions in your classroom with these captivating ideas.
When teachers select debate topics, we tend to choose national issues because we assume students will be more interested. This is definitely one of the reasons people are not engaged in local issues and politics. Local issues are often highly contested and worth having your students learn more about. Here is a list of topics that can help you narrow down topics and stick to local issues. Let the debate begin! Social Studies Teaching Strategies, High School Social Studies, Social Studies Classroom, High School Lessons, High School Activities, High School Teacher, Debate Topics, Teacher Resources, Classroom Resources

When teachers select debate topics, we tend to choose national issues because we assume students will be more interested. This is definitely one of the reasons people are not engaged in local issues and politics. Local issues are often highly contested and worth having your students learn more about. Here is a list of topics that can help you narrow down topics and stick to local issues. Let the debate begin!

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