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Debate me
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time-iconLesson duration is: 60 min


In this lesson the students will think about freedom of expression. They will debate whether you are always allowed to say whatever you think, both online and offline. They will come up with arguments in favor of and against various statements relating to freedom of expression. Download hier de docentenhandleiding en de lesbrief:



Items in this lesson

Debate me
on social media

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Strong opinions

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 19: 

Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.

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Online discussions

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Prepare to debate!

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Rules for a good debate:
1. The audience decides the winner of  
    the debate.
2. Always be respectful towards your 
    opponent and the audience.
3. Attack the message, not the 
4. Be critical: only believe what is said 
    if it’s proven to be true.
5. Both sides get an equal opportunity 
    to defend their statement.
6. If you make a statement, support it 
    with proper arguments.
7. Stay on topic.
8. Respect the outcome of the debate, 
    even if you lose.

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How did it go?

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