Intro to Socratic Discussions for Elementary Students | Free Slide Presentation
This 20 minute lesson plan and slide presentation provides a detailed introduction to Socratic Discussion, a method of dialogue-based learning that encourages students to question, analyze, and evaluate ideas in a group setting. This approach not only enhances students’ understanding of the topic at hand but also cultivates essential life skills such as critical thinking, active listening, and respectful communication.
Combine this free presentation with 5 daily Socratic discussion activities that supplement Class Dojo Conundrums:
Socratic Discussion | Lesson Plan & Activity | Class Dojo Conundrums
Teacher’s Slide Presentation: A comprehensive 21-slide presentation is included to guide teachers through the process of introducing Socratic Discussion to their students. This presentation includes detailed notes for teachers, making it a valuable resource for both new and experienced educators.
LEADERS Framework: This unique framework gives a clear structure for students to follow, making the process of Socratic Discussion more accessible and effective.
LEADERS stands for:
Engage and Question
Appreciate All Ideas
Demonstrate Using Body Language
Express Your Thoughts Clearly
Reinforce with Positive Feedback
Switch the Leader
This Intro to Socratic Discussions for Elementary Students includes a single .zip file containing:
- Intro to Socratic Discussion – Slide Presentation (21 Google Slides)
- Intro to Socratic Discussion – Lesson Plan & & Slide Notes (10 Google Docs pages)
- Intro to Socratic Discussion – Lesson Plan & & Slide Notes (10 PDF pages)
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