I’m adding “Opposing Views” to The Best Sites For Students To Create & Participate In Online Debates. Opposing Views highlights key questions (political, scientific, etc). It then, in a fairly succinct “bullet” format, has an “expert” share pro and con arguments. Users of the site can also leave their own comments. The language and lay-out of the site is fairly accessible to Intermediate English Language Learners. After reading the arguments, users can easily leave their own comments on the issue.
I’m adding these resources to The Best Online Resources For Helping Students Learn To Write Persuasive Essays:
I like this persuasive essay outline generator a lot.
ESL Bee has a number of sample persuasive essays written by ESL students.
Here’s a Fact and Opinion game.
Try another Fact and Opinion Game.
Here are lots of fact and opinion activities.
PBS’ Arthur has a simple Facts and Opinions game.