Literature Circles Unit

Brain Ninjas
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Description

Your readers can use this product with any novel any time of year which means once you teach the roles, you can use this project again and again. This activity emphasizes group discussions by keeping the writing tasks short and sweet (like many of your students). Your readers can show off their strengths with this set of tasks through book clubs or Literature Circles with this twist.

This reading product includes:

  • instructions to set up book clubs or reading groups.
  • lesson plan on how to teach the various "roles" or each activity with modifications for differentiation.
  • student agreements for accountability.
  • student pages for each role.
  • photographs of student complete pages.
  • student reflection and assessment pages
  • rubric for assessment of all student work.
  • outlines the connections with the Alberta Program of Studies for Grades 4-6.
  • outlines the connections with the CCSS for Language Arts.

Your budding artists, writers, and future politicians will all have the chance to show off their finest skills. Finished projects make a great bulletin board!

This product aligns with:

  • Alberta Program of Studies English Language Arts Grade 4
  • Alberta Program of Studies English Language Arts Grade 5
  • Alberta Program of Studies English Language Arts Grade 6

This product supports:

  • any language arts program.

Be sure to check out some of our other English Language Arts products.

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What our customers have said about this product:

***Very Creative! My kids love this!! (Thank you Katie B!)

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Thank you for your consideration! Happy reading from the Brain Ninjas!

Total Pages
55 pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 month
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Present claims and findings, sequencing ideas logically and using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to accentuate main ideas or themes; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
Review the key ideas expressed and demonstrate understanding of multiple perspectives through reflection and paraphrasing.
Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion.
Follow rules for collegial discussions, set specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.

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