Socratic Seminars in High School

Socratic Seminars in High School

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Teach students how to engage in thoughtful discussions about a text. Socratic seminars are highly effective at helping students read closely and think critically about what theya€™ve read. They also teach students how to participate in authentic discussions. This practical book from bestselling authors Victor and Marc Moeller is your go-to guide for getting started! It will help teachers who are new at Socratic seminars and provide fresh ideas to teachers who are experienced with the format. Part I provides guidelines on how to prepare students for discussion and how to form good discussion questions. Part II includes ready-to-use lesson plans organized by compelling themes to engage students. The lesson plans include unabridged literary and nonfiction reading selections from classic and contemporary authors, as well as suggested film pairings. Authors featured in this book include... C. S. Lewis William Faulkner Abraham Lincoln Mike Royko Isaac Asimov Aldous Huxley Andrew Postman John Updike Gina Berriault Gene Siskel Judith Guest President Obama Anton Chekhov Robert Frost John Cheever And more!... forty years in the classroom, the seminal ideas are found in Adlera#39;s writings ( see References) and in the training manuals of the Great Books Foundation, Chicago. ... a€œRobbiea€ from I, Robot by Isaac Asimov, copyright Ac 1950 by Isaac Asimov.

Title:Socratic Seminars in High School
Author:Victor Moeller, Marc Moeller
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-10-10


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