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Book Clubs or Literature Circles are a great way to get your students reading and engaged in book discussions. Your students will love the choices and interactions with their peers. You’ll love the independence and the depth of conversation that Book Clubs will bring to your classroom.
This resource can be used with any book and includes everything you’ll need to get Book Clubs started in your classroom. Items included are:
oBook Club Folder Cover
oBook Club Assignment List for your students to keep track of their reading assignments and roles.
oBook Club Reading Guidelines individual anchor chart including rules and sentence starters modeling respectful ways to speak to peers.
o5 Job Signs that can be laminated, worn as a necklace and switched after each meeting to assist in role rotation. Roles include Creative Connector, Story Sketcher, Question King/Queen, Word Wizard and Retell Reporter
oStudent Role Sheets aligned to each specific job for the students to complete and share during their meeting. Each job specific sheet also includes directions for completion and sharing.
oStudent Friendly Rubric for students to self reflect on their work and group participation.
oDirections on how to use each resource.
oAll student resources are available in brightly colored or black and white versions.