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Use our Plato’s Allegory of the Cave BUNDLE to both teach Plato to young people and to assess their learning using Google Forms. I was inspired to create this bundled resource when I noticed the popularity of my retelling of Plato’s storyIn this story, Plato imagines a world where one man wakes up and questions what is real and what is not real. Have your students read this story with you and use my handy dandy comprehension questions and discussion activities to lead your students into an examination of Plato’s metaphysical thinking. As a formative assessment, quiz them from a choice of THREE amazing assessments! 
This resource is optimized for distance learning. The product includes THREE Google Forms links AND editableGoogle Docs links. Modify this resource for use on Google Classroom and other classroom management sites.
This resource includes the following features:
Essential Question: What is the gist of Plato’s Allegory of the Cave?

  • The text of the story is Plato’s Allegory of the Cave (Republic VII.514a-520a)
    • The story is retold from the source material in easy-to-understand English. Great for a class read-and-share. Or, have students pair-read the text and then have a whole-class discussion.
  • 15 reading comprehension questions
    • Useful for homework. Or, to flip the classroom — assign the reading before you plan to discuss and have students complete the reading comprehension questions beforehand.
  • 6 Discussion Questions
    • Perfect for group work or a carousel activity — get your kids moving while discussing Plato!
  • 1 Chart to Explain Plato’s Two-World Theory
    • Useful graphic organizer to understand Plato’s worldview
  • Bundled Lesson Plan
  • THREE Google Forms Assessments
    • Multiple Choice Assessment
      • 5 Multiple Choice Questions
      • Student Self-Reflection Survey
    • Matching Assessment
      • 10 Matching Items
      • 2 Multiple Choice Questions
      • Student Self-Reflection Survey
    • Written Assessment
      • 5 Short Answer Questions
      • 2 Long Answer Questions
      • Student Self-Reflection Survey
  • Bibliography
    • Included is a shortlist of resources related to Plato’s Allegory for both teachers and students.
  • Includes Answer Key and Student Feedback for incorrect answers

BONUS: Includes THREE-Box Note-taking Digital and Printable Template + Featured FREE Ring of Gyges lesson.

Why Use Google Forms in a Classroom?
Google Forms allows teachers to collect information about students’ learning. Google Forms are editable. You can fit these Google Forms assessment to your specific needs. You can modify, delete, or even edit questions. You can also change the points value for the assessment. Also, from a data-collection point of view, Google Forms give teachers a bird’s-eye-view of student achievement — you can organize assessment results into amazing charts and graphs. You will then be able to identify what specifically students know and don’t know.
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