Introductory Exercises

Working with whatever size group you have, divide the group into two halves: affirmative and negative. Then divide each of those groups into two...
Decide on an Issue: i.e., "Should pets be allowed to live in cities?" Divide the group into two teams -- pros and cons. Allow the group 5...
Have students take out a blank sheet of paper. Give them the instruction, write down at least three skills that you have which may help you become a...
List a number of common, easily debatable topics on the board. Have two students come to the front of the room. After a coin toss, the winning...
Divide students into three or more political parties. If they wish they can name their party and create a philosophy, but it isn’t necessary....