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OCC GATE Workshop part 2 Lit Circle FRAMES 2010

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Part 2 of 2: Literature Circle FRAMES - Roles

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OCC GATE Workshop part 2 Lit Circle FRAMES 2010

  1. 1. LITERATURE CIRCLES DAVID N CHUNG PYLUSD
  2. 2. RIGHT NOW
  3. 3. AGENDA
  4. 4. OBJECTIVE <ul><li>Utilizing notes, students will… </li></ul><ul><li>Understand the basis for lit circles </li></ul><ul><li>Apply the roles of the lit circle </li></ul>
  5. 6. “ If reading is about mind journeys , outfitting the travelers, use the map , use the key and legend …
  6. 7. “… until, ultimately, off on their own .”   “ Mind Journeys,” Mosaic of Thought, Susan Zimmermann and Ellin Oliver
  7. 8. ESSENTIAL CHARACTERISTICS : <ul><li>Small, temporary groups formed by choice of book or story. </li></ul><ul><li>Structured for student independence , responsibility , and ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible & fluid </li></ul><ul><li>Guided primarily by student insights and questions </li></ul>
  8. 9. THE LITERATURE : <ul><li>Novel, short stories, poetry </li></ul><ul><li>Gallery Walk </li></ul><ul><li>Select (list/rank order) </li></ul><ul><li>Form groups </li></ul>
  9. 11. THE DISCUSSION : CONVERSATIONAL ROUNDTABLE <ul><li>ESTABLISH & APPLY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intellectual Expectations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group Rules </li></ul></ul>
  10. 13. THE ROLES : <ul><li>Discussion Director [EVERYONE] </li></ul><ul><li>Illuminator </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrator </li></ul><ul><li>Connector </li></ul><ul><li>Word Watcher </li></ul><ul><li>Summarizer [EVERYONE] </li></ul>
  11. 14. D ISCUSSION D IRECTOR : <ul><li>Identify important aspects of the text </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on major themes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Develop discussion questions to help other members understand those aspects of the text </li></ul>
  12. 15. D ISCUSSION D IRECTOR : <ul><li>Help facilitate the group discussion </li></ul>
  13. 16. L ITERARY L UMINARY [ILLUMINATOR] : <ul><li>Identify “significant” passages </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>memorable, interesting, intriguing, difficult, humorous, revealing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 17. I LLUSTRATOR : <ul><li>Develop an artistic rendition to the text (key event/s, character, theme) </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collage, song, drawing, map, organizational tree </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 18. C ONNECTOR : <ul><li>Associate, relate the text with… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The world: historical, political and/or current events, popular trends </li></ul></ul>
  16. 19. C ONNECTOR : <ul><li>Associate, relate the text with… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Other texts: other films, stories, poetry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your personal life </li></ul></ul>
  17. 20. L INGUIST [WORD WATCHER/FINDER] : <ul><li>Identify & take note of words worth knowing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interesting, new, important, difficult, unusual usage </li></ul></ul>
  18. 21. L INGUIST [WORD WATCHER/FINDER] : <ul><li>Determine the tone, mood, and literary devices used and how they contribute to author’s style </li></ul>
  19. 22. S UMMARIZER : <ul><li>Prepare a brief synopsis of the assigned reading </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consider relevant details, characters, or events </li></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 23. THE ROLES : <ul><li>Discussion Director [EVERYONE] </li></ul><ul><li>Illuminator </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrator </li></ul><ul><li>Connector </li></ul><ul><li>Word Watcher </li></ul><ul><li>Summarizer [EVERYONE] </li></ul>
  21. 24. THE READING & RESPONSE : <ul><li>Lit Circle Roles </li></ul>
  22. 25. THE DISCUSSION : <ul><li>Conversational Roundtable </li></ul>
  23. 26. FINAL THOUGHTS
  24. 27. PARAGRAPH #1: Summary of POTC [What is the theme?] PARAGRAPH #2: Explain the significance of one symbol in POTC. [What does the symbol represent? Why is it so important?]

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