Objective: Students will work in cooperative groups to anyalyze literature.
These literature circle task cards should be copied, laminated, and placed in literature circle baskets (groups are leveled by ability for this activiity). Tasks such as group coach, materials manager, group summarizer, and time manager are easily taken care of with the specific directions on each card. (You may assign the tasks to individual students or make a list of rotating tasks in each group.) Also included is a "team player" grade card where each student assesses the efforts of his / her peers during the novel study.