Students’ age range: 08-10
Topic: Analysing A Story
Description: Five children will enter the inner circle and discuss the focus question “Do you think that Fern should have saved Wilbur’s life? Would you have saved Wilbur’s life?
• Two students (moderators) will have a list of additional questions to help the discussion to move along. They will keep time of the circle session to ensure that each child has participated.
• The teacher will observe students to determine if they have any difficulty explaining their opinions or need help to clarify anything.
• One chair is always vacant to give the students the opportunity to enter or leave the discussion quickly.