Type: Activity

Level: Secondary

Subject: English / Language Arts, History, Social Studies

Category: Teach the Future Materials

Keywords: Socratic Seminar, common core, critical thinking, debate, discussion, evidence, informational text, nonfiction, questioning
Teach the Future
Discovering Your Inner Futurist
Teach the Future

We all hold assumptions about the future. Examining those assumptions and engaging in informed debate and discussion can enrich students' understanding about the future and build essential critical thinking skills. This flexible activity poses 10 questions about the future and offers one way of engaging students with those questions: reading and Socratic Seminar.