Easel by TpT
Seamlessly assign resources as digital activities

Learn how in 5 minutes with a tutorial resource. Try it Now  

Socratic Seminar for ANY Text {Secondary English}

Grade Levels
7th - 12th
Formats Included
  • PDF
11 pages
Share this resource


This Socratic Seminar packet includes everything you need to run a successful Socratic Seminar in your secondary English classroom.

I love incorporating Socratic Seminars in my curriculum because they generate amazing classroom discussion, develop students' listening, speaking, and critical-thinking skills, and are an engaging alternative to an essay.

This resource includes:

About the Seminar (directions about the seminar and how to set it up)

Teacher Instructions

Student Instructions

Socratic Seminar Student-Generated Questions

Socratic Seminar Intriguing Quotes

Socratic Seminar For or Against

Socratic Seminar Universal Questions

Observer’s Report Page 1

Observer’s Report Page 2

Student Reflection Paper

Socratic Seminar Self-Evaluation Form

This Socratic Seminar is part of a larger novel unit:

The Novel: a unit for any novel {secondary English}

You can also purchase this resource as a Google Drive resource:

SMARTePlans Socratic Seminar Google Drive Resource

This Socratic Seminar teaching pack includes student and teacher instructions, and before, during, and after worksheets, handouts, organizers, and assignments.

Total Pages
11 pages
Answer Key
Included with rubric
Teaching Duration
3 days
Report this Resource to TpT
Reported resources will be reviewed by our team. Report this resource to let us know if this resource violates TpT’s content guidelines.


Questions & Answers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

More About Us

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up