These 24 LITERATURE CIRCLE BOOKMARKS will liven up any LITERATURE CIRCLE MEETING. Each unique bookmark can be used as a LITERATURE CIRCLE JOB/ROLE or simply as a way to monitor comprehension during GUIDED READING. Not only do the bookmarks promote ACTIVE READING, they also serve as a means to spark lively discussions between group members. The Literature Circle Bookmarks can be used for ANY GENRE OF BOOK as well as promote comprehension with INDEPENDENT READING. The bookmarks were designed to REACH ALL LEVELS OF STUDENTS as a way to DIFFERENTIATE INSTRUCTION. Bookmarks also serve as a means to support COLLABORATIVE LEARNING and often require group members to work together in order to accomplish a goal.
Pick and choose what bookmarks to use based on the skills you want to teach. Students can complete their bookmark/ role as they read in order to SUPPORT COMPREHENSION. After the students have completed their bookmark, simply glue the bookmark to a piece a paper and create a DOUBLE-ENTRY JOURNAL.
THESE BOOKMARKS ARE GREAT WAY TO PROMOTE PERSONAL REFLECTION AND HIGHER LEVEL THINKING.