Top 10 debating topics for students - Literacy Lesson Plans and Teaching Resources - Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet. A handy little resource list to have when having classroom debates or coming up with topics for writing opinion papers.
This is such an awesome website to help teachers plan debates for their class depending on the content area. It lists rules, roles and evaluation forms! Could be helpful with understanding persuasive writing, author's purpose: to pursuade, etc
Three strategies to implement in your classroom when teaching students how to annotate text. Ideal for middle school and high school students, these strategies will help build confidence.