Use the SOCRATIC SEMINAR ACTIVITY to IMMEDIATELY increase engagement in class, where the students actively participate in thinking, talking, reading, and writing.
In the Socratic Seminar, an inner circle of students discusses a text, while an outer circle closely observes the discussion.
This engagement/active participation strategy includes the following:
* Brief Description
* Teacher Instructions
* Student Directions - Visual and Written [READY TO PROJECT ON SCREEN]
* Handout: Seminar Preparation Sheet
* Handout: Student Observation Sheet
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