A Game of Catch

Lesson Plan for Upper Elementary Socratic Seminar:

This seminar focuses on the poem by Richard Wilbur and culminates in creating an analytical script.

This seminar, designed for English and Language Arts classes in Upper Elementary grades, guides students to explore the themes of Fairness, friendship, Inclusion/Exclusion, justice, Sympathy.

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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:

  • Who is the bully and who is the victim?
  • Does Scho have a right to be included in the game? Why or why not?
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