Literature Circles Review

Literature Circles Review - Sarah Jones Overcoming Reading...

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Sarah Jones Overcoming Reading Difficulties 30 June 2009 Literature Circles Review I wasn’t quite sure how the literature circles would work out after having read about them in the book. I understood the idea behind having a literature circle, but I wasn’t sure how it would actually translate into the classroom and how effective it would be. After having done the literature circles in class I see how it could be a useful tool in the classroom to get the students dialoguing amongst each other. The idea behind the circle makes sense; it gets kids talking about what they’re reading. Having the class do it with the letters was good, because we got to experience it first hand. Choosing the positions on our own wasn’t really a problem, considering when I got in the group they already had all positions filled, but luckily I got a position that was interesting to me. I do think it was a great idea to have us all take time and read the letters by ourselves, as opposed to reading the letter aloud as a group. Reading them by ourselves definitely gave our
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course UTL 341R taught by Professor Lagrone during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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