TOP 3 REASONS WHY I LOVE
1- Students develop independence, responsibility and ownership of their learning
2- Igniting a true love of reading by providing student driven choices and opportunities to dive into texts
3- Students learn real world skills by working cooperatively with peers
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The key to successful LITERATURE CIRCLES is organization and clear expectations of student outcomes. I have compiled resources to help you get started!
Setting Up Your Group Board & Student Responsibilities
to prompt deep analysis of the text
Annotating Text While Reading
Differentiated Choice Boards
for Literature Circles
GREAT recording idea for students!
Literature Circle Assessments
I just LOVE looking for motivation quotes! Here are some great ones to share with your students.
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