This Socratic Seminar unit is designed to engage students in independent classroom discussions thorough the use of student-generated discussion topics and student-lead conversation. The resources include a brief introduction to Socratic seminars for teachers as well as the student materials needed for before, during, and after the Socratic seminar discussions. A discussion rubric and class evaluation template are also included for teacher assessment purposes. Aligned to Common Core State Standard: SL.9-10.1
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Student-Directed Socratic Seminar Discussion Unit
Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9–10 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively.
You are a mensch! I used it with gifted middle school. Great!
This is an excellent material for Debate Club as well as my seniors do debate on their homework topics and this brings a whole new vision into play. Thanks.
Thorough and well done! Thanks for posting these templates for quick access and use.
really helpful and of use
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