2020 Presidential Debate Viewing Guides

The Commission on Presidential Debates will hold three presidential and one vice presidential debates during the 2020 campaign. This lesson has students use one of several viewing guides and activities to help them understand and analyze these debates. Teachers can choose to have students analyze the debates by using a rubric, through a BINGO activity, or by focusing on topic, criterion or modes of persuasion. 

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9, 10, 11, 12, 7, 8

Resource Types

Media, Interactives

Teaching Strategies

Analysis, Individual Work