Socratic Seminar will be held on Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Over the next few days, we will read articles that relate to water quality and how pollution is affecting the Ganges River in India. The first article will address the accessibility of clean water in developing countries.


  1. Before you read an article, make sure your group has assigned roles within your Literacy Circle
  2. Your entire group should read the article(s) individually
  3. Take notes in your interactive notebook prompted by your role
  4. The "Discussion Director" facilitates the discussion
  5. Create three Socratic Seminar questions for each article; these will be used in the Socratic seminar.
  6. Make sure you pay close attention to the Rules for the Hybrid Socratic Seminar


Article 1 -
Article 2 -
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