Role sheets clearly define expectations of all group members in this introduction to literature circles. By using a variety of picture books or short texts, readers can practice roles while the teacher circulates to each group observing or temporarily joining a group to draw all learners into a thoughtful discussion. The book list provides titles of possible texts.
Literature CirclesBring literature circles to life with a collection of lesson plans, worksheets, and reading lists. Literature circles, or book clubs, are fun and engaging for readers, especially those that don't find reading all that fun. The collection includes ready-made role sheets to distribute to groups, as well as packets designed for specific books. The opportunities are endless with literature circles!3rd - 12th English Language Arts