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Date:

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Socratic Seminar Reflection and Self Assessment.                                                                                        

                                                                                                                      

Seminar Topic: ___________________________________                                                                                                                                               

Socratic Seminar Reflection Please copy and paste to a word doc

 

1. What was your preparation like for this discussion?

 

 

2. Was this preparation efficient?

 

 

What evidence from the discussion supports your conclusions about your preparation?

 

 

4. How would you prepare differently for the next discussion?

 

 

 

5. What skills in the discussion do you think you should be working on? Why? How are you going to improve these skills?

 

 

 

 

Please use the rubric below to score your own performance. You must include evidence to support your score for each column.

 

Score

Your participation

Knowledge of text

Your relationship to others

5

Student states a position and supports with meaningful and substantial textual evidence

Substantial knowledge and understanding of text on many levels

Comments build off or challenge previous comment without repetition of ideas

Posture, demeanor and behavior clearly demonstrate respect  and attentiveness to others

4

Student proposes new idea that moves discussion in a new and interesting direction

Thoroughly understands text depth of understanding is clear but not substantial

Comments are related to previous comment to show only agreement or disagreement

Listens to others most of the time, does not stay focused on other's comments (too busy formulating own) or loses continuity of discussion.

3

Student makes a presumption based on some evidence but may lack substantive evidence

Understands and refers to text with generalizations

Shows some consistency in responding to the comments of others

Listens to others some of the time, does not stay focused on other's comments (too busy formulating own) or loses continuity of discussion.

2

Student transfers a concept from another classmate or from the text with a new but limited perspective

Seems to have read text but comments support a lack of any depth of understanding

Drifts in and out of discussion, listening to some remarks while clearly missing or ignoring others

1

Student repeats a concept from another classmate or from the reading

Apparent misunderstanding or neglect of text

Disrespectful of others when they are speaking; behavior indicates total non-involvement with group or discussion