These discussion questions are set up to be used with Socratic Circles, but can be used in various ways in the classroom.
*This document includes a set of two questions, Socratic Circle discussion evaluation form, and samples of student work. The samples can be used before or after as models for students.
* The ELA CCSS expect students to answer these types of text based questions which require students to analyze a text in order to develop an interpretation. Students are required to use evidence to support their interpretation.
*Each question includes a set of post-discussion writing prompts that follow the Junior Great Books shared inquiry model.
**Prepare students for extended response questions that require evidence. Help students write about their own interpretations of texts in the classroom: BRACES-A Blueprint for On Demand and Essay Writing