LiteratureCircles

LiteratureCircles - Literature Circles are small groups of...

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Literature Circles are small groups of students who meet together to talk about books they have read. Each member of the group has a job with certain responsibilities. If the group is to work effectively, each person must do his job. Participation and self-control are important ingredients in successful
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Discussion Director Your job is to develop a list of questions that your group will want to discuss about the piece. Don’t worry about the small details; your job is to help people talk over the big ideas in the reading and share feelings. Usually the best questions come from your own thoughts and ideas as you read.
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Sample Questions What was going through your mind as you read this piece? What was the topic or theme? Did anything surprise you? How did you feel about the characters?
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Your job is to choose a character and write a response about him/her. Does this character remind you of anyone? What is your opinion of the character? What does he look like,
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