"O Captain, My Captain": Walt Whitman Socratic Seminar Unit

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This mini-unit it set up to be used in an English, U.S. History, or Paideia class. It contains all of the material necessary to have a complete Socratic Seminar.

This mini-unit contains the following:
1.) A pre-reading activity asking students to compose an elegy
2.) A copy of the poem "O Captain, My Captain" complete with annotation and discussion questions
3.) A copy of a letter Whitman wrote during the Civil War complete with annotation and discussion questions
4.) Vocabulary practice with words from Whitman's letter
5.) Socratic Seminar prep sheets for both U.S. History and English
6.) Tip sheets for Socratic Seminars that contain speaking stems and seminar protocol
7.) An assessment sheet for students to complete regarding the seminar
8.) A post-seminar in-class writing assignment complete with an ACT essay rubric
Total Pages
17
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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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"O Captain, My Captain": Walt Whitman Socratic Seminar Unit
"O Captain, My Captain": Walt Whitman Socratic Seminar Unit
"O Captain, My Captain": Walt Whitman Socratic Seminar Unit
"O Captain, My Captain": Walt Whitman Socratic Seminar Unit