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Literature Circles | Classroom Book Clubs Discussion Bundle
The Literature Circles | Classroom Book Clubs Discussion Bundle includes three products that will motivate your students to love reading as they learn how to have productive team discussions. The most important component of this bundle is Classroom Book Clubs: Literature Circles Made Easy, a serie
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Reading Workshop: Implementing Book Clubs (Unit 6)
Looking for an engaging and sure-fire way to motivate your readers? This 107 page file has everything you need to know in order to effectively implement a book clubs with your rockin’ readers, while meeting the CCSS for Speaking and Listening. There are 15 mini-lessons that are included in this file

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Discussion Skills: Challenge Task Cards
Do you have students who struggle with participating in group discussions? Or others who over-share their opinions but rarely ask questions to others? These challenge cards can help! Learning to engage in meaningful discussions is one of the most valuable lessons we teach in the ELA classroom. The
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Pre-Reading Collaborative Existential Philosophy Research~Camus & "The Stranger"
This is a 2-page, detailed PDF (printable!) pre-reading / research activity to set the stage for reading Albert Camus's existentialist masterpiece novella The Stranger (L'Etranger). The PDF includes: a.) cooperative learning tasks within teams b.) jigsaw topics (5 separate topics for 5 separate team
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Sharon Creech Love That Dog Socratic Seminar Plan
I trained and taught at a Paideia school for ten years and love how seminar can be used to generate dialogue among all students in my class. Students who are proficient in seminar skills consistently meet the Speaking and Listening Common Core Standards. We always review out seminar rules and set a
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McGraw-Hill Wonders Collaborative Conversation Sentence Starters Focus Wall
Creative way to display conversation sentence starters on a focus wall. Listener and speaker sentence starters are color coded. This includes 14 conversation starters in speech bubbles, using size 48 font, large enough to display on bulletin boards. Simple design, easy to read.
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Literature Circles in Grades 1 & 2
I decided to learn more about this strategy several years ago when I was working in the role of academic coach. I had seen several strong teachers effectively using literature circles in the upper elementary grades and wondered how this strategy could be used with 1st and 2nd graders. Here is
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Sherlock Holmes: Death Cloud Literary Circles Unit Guide
Note: Some of my products have some “out there” ideas. Make sure to look at the preview before purchasing. Everyone's classroom is unique and while these lessons work within my classroom, that may not be the case in another’s room. "It's always a mystery. Not what it seems to be." -Ronnie James Dio
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Go Set a Watchman To Kill a Mockingbird BUNDLED SET
SAVE MONEY ON THIS BUNDLED SET! Wondering how to incorporate Go Set a Watchman into your To Kill a Mockingbird unit? In this bundle, you will receive • A two-day lesson on characterization. Analyze Scout, Jem, and Dill in TKAM and then see where they are 20 years later. • A one-day lesson elaborat
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Easy to Use Literacy Circle Templates
In essence literature circles are small groups of students who discuss a piece of literature in depth. These simple and affordable literary circle templates will allow a teacher to easily run groups of students to individually work through a novel, with little direction needed. That's the beauty of
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Ready Player One by Ernest Cline *Pre-Read 80's Day Station Activity*
This is the most fun your students will have in your classroom all year! Transport them back into the 80's with this exciting, interactive lesson. With so may 80's references in the novel, this helps give students a solid background in some of those references, aiding in overall comprehension of the
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Frankenstein Research Activity
This is an interesting and engaging activity for students to research scientists who have tested the boundaries of science and humanity. Students have to research then argue if the scientist is guilty of crimes against humanity or if the research is worth the cost. I have had terrific discussions
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Literacy Role Cards
Team Talk cards for reading. Each student has a role and they use this during team talk or accountable talk discussions.
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Visible Circles - Downsiders
Note: Some of my products have some “out there” ideas. Make sure to look at the preview before purchasing. Everyone's classroom is unique and while these lessons work within my classroom, that may not be the case in another’s room. "Chill light on my sight as my ego becomes A funky child with some
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Student Led or Shared Inquiry Discussion Dos and Don't Posters
Remind your students how to conduct themselves during a student led discussion. Print these as posters or cut apart to me a bulletin board display.
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The False Prince - Visible Circles
Note: Some of my products have some “out there” ideas. Make sure to look at the preview before purchasing. Everyone's classroom is unique and while these lessons work within my classroom, that may not be the case in another’s room.Here at Wake Up Sunshine, I've created my second Visible Circles guid
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Sign of the Beaver Project Choice Board
Creative project choice board perfect for high-energy learners who love crafting, acting, and roughing it in the great outdoors!Students choose one of four options for their project: 1. WILDERNESS SURVIVAL: complete a wilderness survival challenge2. HOMESTEAD PROJECT: create a poster detailing homes
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Literature Circles: Amazing Resources
These materials support the literature circles instruction strategy which fully supports the instructional expectations outlined in the Common Core Standards. It can be used with whole group or small groups. These materials are best used with grades 2-6. There are several items contained in this
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Odyssey Activity: Revenge
This is an activity that can be used either as a preview to the Odyssey, during reading, or after it has been completed. Students will examine other authors' thoughts on revenge and participate in a class discussion.
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Gatsby Theme Collage
A collaborative assignment. Students work together in groups of 3-4 discussing themes, generating a collage of images and words, and presenting to the class. A materials list is included.
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Homer's Odyssey RAFT Project
The RAFT project is a popular option with my college prep students. RAFT stands for Role, Audience, Format and Topic. Each group picks a project that fits their learning style and create a cooperative learning project. I typically use RAFTs in class and for two periods (80 minute blocks).
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Fiction Literature Circles
Literature circles are a beautiful way to foster a love of reading with your students. Lit circles necessitate student engagement with teacher-selected reads and allow all readers to access a variety of text on their terms. Reluctant readers blossom with choice in authentic children's literature, wh
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Tesla's Attic - Literature Circles
Note: Some of my products have some “out there” ideas. Make sure to look at the preview before purchasing. Everyone's classroom is unique and while these lessons work within my classroom, that may not be the case in another’s room."'Cause he was Lord of the Lightning,Though "socially fright'ning",Bu
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Bailey School Kids, "Dragons Do Eat Homework" Literature Circle & Novel Study
This is a differentiated language arts unit for the Bailey School Kids book, "Dragons Do Eat Homework." It can be used for Literature Circles in Grades 1 & 2, or as a Novel Study with any group of readers who would benefit from this reading level. Have you ever wondered how to implement Litera
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