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At this stage we will have to use books that your school already has enough copies of (novel sets)
If the kids can have a choice of 2/3/4 novels that’s great if not, don’t worry about it at the moment.
In order for you to able to monitor what’s happening in the literature circle you will need to read the book first!!!! Even if you keep a chapter ahead of the kids it will help. (at the very least, read a reliable review.)
It has been hard to find good examples on planning for lit circles because they tend to evolve as they go along as you find what does or doesn’t work. This link will take you to more detailed information on planning for lit circles.
Extension projects are not art activities for their own sake. A good extension project will keep the thinking and response alive even after students have finished a book. The goal is to lure students back into the book to cement, enhance, and even reinvent what they gained from their first visit.”
¹http://fac-staff.seattleu.edu/kschlnoe/LitCircles/Extension/extension.html, Katherine L. Schlick Noe, 2004.