These 5 literature circle jobs will get your kids thinking critically and interacting with the text.
A recording sheet is included for each of the following jobs:
Character Detective - students choose a character and assign them a trait. Then, they must provide evidence to support their answer.
Quote Picker- Students choose a passage from the text that they feel is important. They must explain their choice.
Summary Start - After completing a graphic organizer, students are challenged to summarize the text in 20 words or less.
Awesome Annotations- Students are asked to write three annotations based on the text they read. They will also be asked to identify the type of annotation they made.
Word Wizard - Students will analyze a challenging word from the text by defining it, using it in a sentence, drawing a picture to represent it, and creating a list of related words.