Teaching Argumentation: Activities and
Games for the Classroom
identifies select argumentation skills from the Common Core State Standards
(CCSS) and offers F–12 teachers 10 fun, engaging activities and games to teach
those skills to students.
Using these activities and games, students will develop the
ability to think critically and debate constructively, and will become informed
citizens destined for academic and lifetime success.
Katie Rogers and Julia A. Simms identify the Common Core State
Standards relevant to argumentation, identify the elements of argumentation
within the standards, and group the elements into 13 argumentation skills.
Argumentation: Activities and Games for the Classroom, F–12 teachers will