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Literature Circles: Getting Started - ReadWriteThink

Literature Circles: Getting Started - ReadWriteThink | 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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Literature Circles

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Many teachers use some form of literature circles or book clubs, but many others do not and are even afraid to get them started. Literature circles are “small, peer-led discussion groups whose me...


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Literature Circles Resource Center

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iPads (or other devices) and Literature Circles – co-starring Edmodo.

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"Using Technology as the tool for creating the preparation for the discussion means there are opportunities for the teacher to check in on the potential online discussions that may occur and have access to the prep work the students have done for the discussion. Read on to find out how the iPad can be used in each of the roles in Literature Circles."


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Literature Circles – resources

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I just logged into edmodo and saw a teacher asking for resources for starting Literature Circles. We introduced Literature Circles at my school about three years ago. I’ve had great success w...


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LiteratureCircles.com : What are literature circles?


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iPad Literature Circles

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"Conducting Literature Circle with mobile devices such as the iPad, not only provides immediate access to a diverse selection of books, but also to reference materials, research tools, interactive maps, and a slew of creation and dynamic notebook apps. Within this single device, students can quickly check the meaning of a word, run a quick background check on a historic event, or articulate their understanding of text with a range of multimedia apps. Teachers can now easily differentiate the processes students can use to demonstrate understanding."


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Common Core and Educational Technology: Infusing Technology into Literature Circles

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Classroom educational technology for common core (Infusing Technology into Literature Circles http://t.co/38qCY85iUp #edtech #ccss)

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Jennifer Mattes Farrand's curator insight, June 5, 2015 2:30 PM

Describes great ways to incorporate technology into the traditional literature circle roles thereby extending their learning and engagement.