Lesson Plan for High School Socratic Seminar:

This seminar focuses on an excerpt from The Meno by Plato and culminates in an argumentative evaluation.

This seminar, designed for Math classes in High School grades, guides students to explore the themes of learning, Questioning, Thinking, truth, wisdom.

Learn more about Paideia seminar lesson plans.

Sample Socratic Seminar Questions

Socratic Seminar questions are designed to provoke creative and critical thinking. Sample discussion questions from this lesson plan include:

  • You and your partner are Boy in the dialogue: what is the answer to the problem? “Tell me exactly … and show me the line.”
Learn more about Socratic questioning.
Grade: High School
Subject: Math
Main Ideas: learning, Questioning, Thinking, truth, wisdom

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