Although the Socratic Seminar technique is used in upper grades, I found it beneficial for Elementary level students too.
However, they need something to do while they are coaching or waiting...
The file is a 3 page accountable talk checklist used by silent partners to monitor their partners discussion techniques and participation. Attached is also sentence stems for our less aggressive participants who need help engaging in group conversations.
(Two checklist - one for each partner. Double sided reduces paper confusion!)
I hope you and the students find this tool easy to use and fun for all!