Book clubs are small temporary groups formed by book choice, heterogeneous reading levels, or homogeneous reading levels. Different groups read different books.
Once your groups are formed, students are assigned task roles. Roles could be assigned either for the entire book or rotated each meeting.
Non-Fiction books target specific reading strategies that are different from Fiction text.
Non-Fiction reading strategies targeted in Book Club responses:
- Identifying and using Text Features
- Identifying Main Idea and Details
- Retelling/Summarizing Informational texts
- Text Structure Identification