This file is originally used for Michelle Obama and Ann Romney's speeches from the 2012 DNC and RNC debates.
However, the file can be adapted for any two political speeches.
It includes a Socratic Seminar rubric, sentence starters for the discussion, graphic organizers to use while reading, and questions to use to check learning while preparation is occuring.
This resource also includes 3 days of lesson plans for the teacher include the Common Core State Standards, timing suggestions, questions the teacher can ask for prompting and assessing learning.
The speeches from Michelle Obama and Ann Romney can be found on NPR's website.