Socratic Seminars are great but require a lot of preparation. These handouts will help the process go as smoothly as possible. I created these printables for my English classroom.
Included in this packet:
-For the student: "Brainstorming Questions: Socratic Seminar Prep" graphic organizer to help students brainstorm questions & record quotations; "Pair-Share: Socratic Seminar Prep" where student partners record answers to discussion questions you provide them (recommended as a timed activity); "After Socratic Seminar Reflection Sheet" for students; "Socratic Seminar Makeup Assignment" sheet
-For the teacher: "Generating Socratic Seminar Questions" provides many generic discussion questions plus samples from a unit on Antigone