How to Have Meaningful Socratic Seminars

How to Have Meaningful Socratic Seminars
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Common Core Standards
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Product Description
I compiled this free document after working with teachers who struggled with making Socratic Seminar meaningful for their students. This 13-page document contains:

1. A direct and brief description of SS appropriate for 7-12 (pg. 1-2)
2. A step-by-step plan for setting up a seminar
3. A how to guide for writing effective seminar questions
4. Review task ideas for right before a seminar starts
5. Leader sentence & question stems to use during seminars
6. How to set up norms for seminars
7. A simple group grading rubric aligned to standards
8. A sample seminar set-up

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