Book Club Journal (Use with any fiction text) for Literature Circles

Book Club Journal (Use with any fiction text) for Literature Circles
Book Club Journal (Use with any fiction text) for Literature Circles
Book Club Journal (Use with any fiction text) for Literature Circles
Book Club Journal (Use with any fiction text) for Literature Circles
Book Club Journal (Use with any fiction text) for Literature Circles
Book Club Journal (Use with any fiction text) for Literature Circles
Book Club Journal (Use with any fiction text) for Literature Circles
Book Club Journal (Use with any fiction text) for Literature Circles
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You're students will love digging into book clubs with this easy-to-use reading journal. Perfect for differentiating, mini lessons, and getting students engaged with great texts!

This reading journal can be used with any novel to create a four week (or fewer) book club unit. Students focus on making deep, meaningful connections with the text in addition diving deep into conflict and character. Ideal for the 40 book challenge, literature circles, and reading workshop.

Reasons to love using this journal:
⚬ Ready to use -- you can choose a vertical workbook or foldable booklet. Print front to back & collate.
⚬ Differentiate by choosing books that are appropriate for your readers. The groups can set their reading schedule and meetings.
⚬ You can use this resource over and over again with a wide range of novels!
⚬ open ended discussion questions -- perfect for journal prompts, warm ups, group discussion starters
⚬ students can work at their own pace. Perfect for differentiation, book clubs, guided reading, and whole class instruction. Great sub lesson as well. Student paced!!


This resource includes:
♥ teacher resource with sample schedule, editable calendar, and 14 project suggestions
♥ two different formats: vertical workbook or horizontal foldable booklet (print front-to-back)

♥ Student survey: preview of novel
♥ Student schedule for reading and club meetings

Part I
♥ summary
♥ vocabulary collector
♥ what's the setting
♥ characters in part I
♥ making connections -- text to self
♥ the conflict in part I

Part II
♥ summary
♥ vocabulary collector
♥ making connections -- text to text
♥ the conflict in part II

Part III
♥ summary
♥ vocabulary collector
♥ making connections -- text to world
♥ the conflict in part III

Part IV
♥ summary
♥ vocabulary collector
♥ making connections -- review and depth
♥ the conflict in part IV

End of novel activities:
♥ Let's take a closer look: favorite parts & visualization
♥ Visualization practice - illustrating a favorite passage
♥ Reflection on how reading changes readers
♥ Novel review and recommendations
♥ Discussion questions that you can assign to groups for jigsaw or fishbowl discussions, assessments, exit questions, or writing prompts
♥ Rubric makes it easy for you to assess the journal

Note: there are 20 discussion questions in the foldable booklet; there are 35 discussions in the vertical journal -- you have access to both!

Please check out the preview for all the goodies!

When you purchase you will receive:
a zipped file with four different files inside:
the teacher resource
vertical journal
horizontal journal (foldable - print front-to-back) in both black & white and color

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This super-easy reading journal works well with Create Your Own Reading Journal

Here are other products that will help coordinate your reading program -- 40 book challenge or not! Love Those Reading Badges!

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Total Pages
60 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 month
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