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Resources for Using Literature Circles in Your Classroom | Scholastic.com

Resources for Using Literature Circles in Your Classroom | Scholastic.com | Leading with Literature Circles | Scoop.it
Professional resources for more background information and research on the effectiveness of using literature circles in your classroom. Plus, 11 favorite books for literature circles.
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Jennifer Mattes Farrand's curator insight, June 9, 2015 8:34 PM

Great resource with suggested books.

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Literature Circles: Getting Started - ReadWriteThink

Literature Circles: Getting Started - ReadWriteThink | Leading with Literature Circles | Scoop.it
Students practice different ways of collaborating to read a work of literature. They work in different roles as they compose and answer questions, discover new vocabulary, and examine literary elements.
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Free children’s ebooks for ages 3-11 | Oxford Owl

Free children’s ebooks for ages 3-11 | Oxford Owl | Leading with Literature Circles | Scoop.it
Discover a range of children’s ebooks online in the Oxford Owl Library. Books include Biff, Chip, Kipper and Floppy, plus Project X and Winnie the Witch.
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Books have audio to help upport emergent readers, as well as online activities which can be marked online. Has a variety of fiction and non-fiction stories.

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Theory to Practice: literature Circles

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This approach focuses on students' responses to the literature they read.

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Literature Circle Blackline Masters

Literature Circle Blackline Masters | Leading with Literature Circles | Scoop.it

A fantastic collection of blackline master and worksheets to use with Literature Circles put together by Laura Candler.

 

A MUST SEE!!!

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Literature Circles: Getting Started - ReadWriteThink

Literature Circles: Getting Started - ReadWriteThink | Leading with Literature Circles | Scoop.it
Students practice different ways of collaborating to read a work of literature. They work in different roles as they compose and answer questions, discover new vocabulary, and examine literary elements.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Create Trading Cards for Historical and Fictional Characters - The Web Version

Free Technology for Teachers: Create Trading Cards for Historical and Fictional Characters - The Web Version | Leading with Literature Circles | Scoop.it
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There are some great ideas that could be adapted to create new Literature Circle activities. It could be a lucky dip activity that is completed by students for any type of Literature response.

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Jennifer Mattes Farrand's curator insight, June 9, 2015 8:35 PM

Great way to work on character traits and development.

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Common Core and Educational Technology: Infusing Technology into Literature Circles

Common Core and Educational Technology: Infusing Technology into Literature Circles | Leading with Literature Circles | Scoop.it
Classroom educational technology for common core
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The Morris Gleitzman Collection - Create your own mini 'Readers' Cup'

The Morris Gleitzman Collection - Create your own mini 'Readers' Cup' | Leading with Literature Circles | Scoop.it

Morris Gleitzman is Australia's funniest and best-loved children's author. Use the first chapters of books from the bookshelf to create your own 'Reader's Cup' type questions. Permission has been given by the author for this to happen. Students can then read these chapters online. A great follow-up to Literature Circles.

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Tech4Learning - Digital Storytelling Kit

Tech4Learning - Digital Storytelling Kit | Leading with Literature Circles | Scoop.it
The Digital Storytelling Resource Kit includes articles, lessons, and samples to help you begin using digital storytelling in the classroom.
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Growing Readers – Literature Circles Gone Digital – Part 1

Growing Readers – Literature Circles Gone Digital – Part 1 | Leading with Literature Circles | Scoop.it

I wasn’t quite sure how to title this, swinging back and forth from “Passionate Conversations” and “Growing Readers”, both of which I believe Literature Circles to be....The goal to encourage enthusiasm for reading and create environments for deep conversations - give 'choice and voice'.

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Overview of Literature Circles

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An Overview of Literature Circles - there is no one way to do them, they change over time. This is great background reading for all those contemplting introducing Literature Circles

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