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
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.
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