Fine tune your leadership skills in this course where students take an active role in leading deep discussions in response to analysis of a text. Social-emotional learning will take place through the exploration of and identification with characters, themes, and situations within texts. You will have multiple opportunities to wrestle with various topics, themes and issues. Students will become actively engaged in the learning process as they listen to and learn from each other. It is the perfect environment to practice respectful conversations about topics in which members may or may not have the same opinion as you. You will learn to become aware of self and others, practice strong conversational skills and develop essential listening skills that will benefit you as a critical thinker and a life-long learner.