This document is a template and worksheets to run self-contained literature circles. I have compiled and formatted this document. Some is my own creation and other parts were originally created by others. I have modified it into one easy document.
Ideal for 4th through 6th grade, this document can be used to set up assigning a novel to a groups of 3, 4 or 5 students. Over a four week period, students meet to discuss a book. Ideally, this should be differentiated based on interest and reading level. The cards can be printed and laminated for quick student references. There are job worksheets so that when students meet as a group they have different things to share. Finally, there are rubric sheets for easy peer-assessment.