Socratic Seminar Critical Thinking Reading Passages
Socratic Seminar Critical thinking reading passages are the foundation of Socratic seminars and quality close reading. Selecting reading passages that inspire curiosity, inquiry, critical thinking and can be used for either close reading or Socratic seminars takes pre planning and a bit of text analysis. One of the best methods for selecting Critical Thinking Reading Passages is using a Syntopical examination of how many great ideas the passages contain. Dr. Mortimer J. Adler created a list of 103 philosophical topics and ideas that philosophers have debated for millennia and these ideas can be used to analyze text for the quality of ideas presented. Text selection is key to quality close reading and immersive Socratic seminars.
Referring to a type of analysis in which different works are compared and contrasted.