This packet contains literature circle assignments for the novel The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis. There is a grid for teachers to use when assigning roles to students. The novel has been broken into five sections. This literature circle is designed for student groups of 4, but if you choose to have 5 per group, you could have two of the same role. There are four roles to be assigned: Discussion Director, Passage Picker, Word Wizard, and Character Sketcher.. The assignment sheets can be printed or copied and distributed to students.