Socratic Seminar by Thomas Duffy

Subject Area: Reading Comprehension

Grade Level: K-12

Overview: Predicting, connecting, visualizing, questioning, clarifying, summarizing, and inferring are all skills that children need to have in order to best understand what they read. Some children naturally develop these comprehension skills and use them intuitively, but for others, they must be shown how to enhance the reading process to become competent comprehenders.

Standards: 2.0 Reading Comprehension
3.0 Literary Response and Analysis


"Teacher Double Feature"
A competitive grant opportunity provided through a partnership between the Contra Costa County Office of Education and Pacific Bell.


Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

May 2002