The Martian Chronicles: Literature Circles

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Discussing great works of literature with peers is an excellent way to both comprehend and celebrate reading! Learners work in literature circles during a unit on Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles, and share paragraphs that stood out to them.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the activity with any novel or reading unit
Classroom Considerations

  • Quality of the worksheet is low, but if you go to the publisher's website (at the bottom of the page) you may be able to find a higher-quality version
  • The reflection section notes that instructors could incorporate some of Edgar Allan Poe works; however, the section does not include a list of stories or suggestions for how to incorporate these resources
Pros

  • A helpful, collaborative way for class members to work on their reading comprehension
  • Appropriate for any book or short story
Cons

  • None
Common Core