A New Earth

Lesson Plan for Adult Socratic Seminar:

This seminar focuses on a chapter from A New Earth by Eckart Tolle and culminates in a letter to self.

This seminar, designed in Adult grades, guides students to explore the themes of beauty, Enlightenment, evolution, Spirit.

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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:

  • In the second paragraph, what is meant by “the evolution of consciousness”?
  • In paragraph 3, a sentence says flowers “would become like messengers from another realm, like a bridge...” Do you agree or disagree with this idea? Why or why not?
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Grade: Adult
Main Ideas: beauty, Enlightenment, evolution, Spirit

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