Teaching Strategy: Socratic Seminar
This is helpful for showing how to conduct a socratic seminar with middle school studentsThe purpose of these printable discussion cards is to encourage students to talk to one another using academic language. After giving questions to students, provide students with "talking chips" that help them to have meaningful discussions with one another.
Agree/Disagree Sentence Frames
Ask a Question
Invite Others into a conversation
I use these as Incentives for students to participate in discussion. When all students use the cards, or all students speak during the discussion, I give them a reward.
Use these discussion cards to encourage students to speak during the discussion!