Add on to your Literature Circles with 5 more fun roles! Use these 5 roles when reading Non-fiction or just switch from the traditional roles to spice things up a bit! These will surely get your students discussing their reading in an intellectual way. *The skills covered in these 5 fun roles are:
Making Connections, Making Predictions, Using dialogue, Main Idea, Argumentative Writing, and Researching a topic. Each role contains a cover page, a direction page, and a graphic organizer for your students to practice their Language Arts skills.
*These roles include:
Also included are tons of extras! You will get a complete Student Participation Rubric and score sheet where your students can score each other on the participation in their Literature Circles. This is guaranteed to keep kids accountable! You will receive the role of Discussion Director as well, so students can take control and be in charge of their Literature Circle. Finally is the "How-to Book Talk" worksheet, a cheat sheet for when the discussion is at a lull.
*This curriculum is completely aligned to the Common Core! Standards for each role is included on the 6th grade level, but can be easily adapted to the Common Core grades 5-8.
*Students love Literature Circles because it gets them talking and puts them in control. You're students will love this curriculum!