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Lesson Plan for Upper Elementary Socratic Seminar:

This seminar focuses on a painting by Winslow Homer and culminates in an art review blog post.

This seminar, designed for Art classes in Upper Elementary grades, guides students to explore the themes of beauty, color, Light, Movement, story.

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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 do you notice about the way the artist uses light and dark?
  • What might you tell somebody about this painting to help them appreciate it as a great piece of art?
Learn more about Socratic questioning.
Grade: Upper Elementary
Subject: Art
Main Ideas: beauty, color, Light, Movement, story

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