Posted bybailey on Tuesday, February 19 @ 05:59:08 EST
Contributed by bailey
Literature Circles are a wonderful tool for teachers to use. These discussion circles help teachers to differentiate instruction and touch upon the various learning styles of their students. A wonderful aspect of literature circles is that it teaches the students responsibility. Each child in the group is responsible for producing some aspect of the story, whether it be vocabulary words, comprehension questions, summarizing, illustrating the setting, or making the connection between the story and real life.
If you have implemented Literature Circles, what successes or failures have you encountered? What benefits do you see from this type of activity? We would like to hear your opinions and experiences.
Here are a couple of Literature Circle links for your reference:
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