On literature circle day, the first 15-20 minutes will be spent in discussion groups to give the students the opportunity to share their job responsibilities with the group from the previous day’s reading.
New jobs and reading assignments will be assigned for the next class meeting
Reading the text individually or as a group
Working on activities dealing with the text
Lit Circle Weekly Schedule * Group Reviews Roles * Select Role Lit Circle Roles for Week *Complete assigned reading (group, independently) *Complete assigned role activity *Report out role info *Complete assigned role activity *Finish role activity *Teacher facilitates as needed *Teacher uses checklist to monitor progress & expected behavior
How much time should be allowed for each book? It should take about 3-4 weeks for each book to be read