Are you looking for authentic ways to bring the CCSS Speaking and Listening Standards into your classroom? Are you ready to give students an active role in the direction of discussions? Are you ready for students to actively engage with their peers to make learning meaningful and fun? This Socratic Seminar Bundle will inspire you to empower your students to discuss and evaluate texts together.
-How to Run a Socratic Seminar
-How to Evaluate a Socratic Seminar
-How Students Prepare for a Socratic Seminar
-Discussion Etiquette & Expectations for Inner & Outer Circle
**Discussion Preparation Handout
-Level I Questions: focuses on facts within the reading.
-Level II Questions: interprets facts within the reading – why? how?
-Level III Questions: goes beyond the text into the real world – so what?
**Discussion Starters & Response Phrases
-Handout & Posters
**Outer Circle Observations Handout
-Positives, Improvements, Comments/Questions
**Student Evaluation Record
-Chart with Suggested Evaluation System