Lesson Plan for Early Elementary Socratic Seminar:
This seminar focuses on an essential feature of a compass or map and culminates in an explanatory informational writing.This seminar, designed for Science classes in Early Elementary grades, guides students to explore the themes of definition, measurement, Nature, science.
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Sample Socratic Seminar Questions
Socratic Seminar questions are designed to provoke creative and critical thinking. Sample discussion questions from this lesson plan include:
- What would be another good name for the design you see on the page in front of you? Why would you call it that?
- What do the letters NE, NW, SE, and SW represent? Why are they placed where they are on the design?
- What would you like to create a map of? Would you add a compass rose? Why or why not?
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