Explore The Week Junior spoken language resources
The Week Junior spoken language resources will help you build thought-provoking and lively activities into your lessons across the curriculum to help improve spoken language skills. Working with the English-Speaking Union we have curated a range of Big debate topics that will really get your KS2 or KS3 pupils thinking critically and forming their own opinions.
The resources include:
- A guide on setting up a debate club at school
- Top tips for pupils when taking part in a debate
- Topic ideas and discussion starting points
Setting up a debate club
Debating tips for pupils
Pupil Big Debate resources
Should there be a second EU referendum?
Should whaling be completely banned?
Should celebrities be good role models?
Should plastic packaging be banned?
Should teachers wear cameras in class?
Should there be homework in the holidays?
Are top footballers paid too much?
Do aliens exist?
Is there any point to protests?
Should voting be made compulsory?
Should children be allowed to vote?
Should more people eat insects?
Should children be paid to eat their greens?
Should mobile phones be banned in schools?
Is enough being done to help the homeless?
Are self-driving cars a good idea?
Should robots have rights?
Should all zoos be shut down?
Have you tried The Week Junior in your school yet?
All of these wonderful resources are just a small part of what is available within The Week Junior magazine each week. This fantastic magazine, written specifically for 8-14 year olds, includes the top news stories of the week plus science and technology, animals and the environment, books, sport and much more.
You can take out a subscription for your school from just £54 to help your students:
- Access, interpret and question the world around them
- Improve their spoken language skills through debate and discussion
- Develop an enjoyment of reading across the curriculum
Try it for free in your school, order your free copy today!