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This journal is meant to be used for a book club/literature circle group. A literature circle is a group of no more than 5 children who read a certain number of pages in a book each week. The children meet and discuss the pages, role, and bookshelf with their group. The children should sit knee to knee and comment on their groups work. The teacher takes anecdotal notes as to how the child is comprehending the text.
The journal includes:
The questions located on the inside cover are for the book, by Mary Pope Usborne. The questions come from Jennifer Seravallo's book and will help the teacher implement whole book reading assessments. Questions 1 & 5 are Vocabulary and Figurative Language, 2 & 6 are Plot and Setting, 3 & 7 are Character, and 4 & 8 are Themes and Ideas.