TEACHER ENRICHMENT INITIATIVES

Activity 4A: Bittersweet: Let’s Talk!

An excellent way to help students clarify their opinions and to gain insight into the ideas and/or opinions of others is to host a Socratic-style conversation. The issue of diabetes in our modern society offers many interesting topics for such discussion. Use the suggested references for the basis of your discussion or others you might have at your disposal and Let’s Talk! 
Objectives: 
  • Discuss topics presented in the articles
  • Participate in a Socratic Conversation
  • Support and/or question ideas and opinions presented by other participants
  • Synthesize ideas presented into deeper understanding of diabetes topics
  • Provide evidence for ideas/opinions expressed during discussion
Keywords: 

Diabetes, Socratic Conversation, idea, opinion, discussion

 

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Activity Code: 
4A
Unit Reference: 
Bittersweet: Diabetes
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 4: Hosting a Socratic Conversation about Diabetes