This mini-bundle includes a few powerpoint slides to introduce the five finger rule for choosing books, so it is great at the beginning of the year. Other items such as the book pass form and the mini-lesson make it a great way to prepare students for literacy circles and/or book clubs. Use the book pass forms to generate your groups. Copy on both sides so students have more books to preview. You can make the book pass a station in your literacy centers once students are comfortable and confident. The mini-lesson includes all components from hook, opening, practice, closure, and formative assessment. Help your learners become life-long readers by helping them learn to choose engaging books. hope this helps and takes some of the burden off so that tackling reading circles can be enjoyable for you and your students. Please visit my sore for more helpful products, especially for literacy centers!