Kids Book Club
I’ve had a really productive couple of days in this New Year including figuring out this Yearly Reading Plan. Yes I know you can’t cook it! But I am a big reader. Actually the majority of my reading these days is spent with my children. I read aloud to them most nights at bedtime and...
This blog explains how to facilitate literature circles in a high school classroom. It defines literature circles, why teachers should use them and the roles each student play from week to week. This model supports student discussion about different texts and their connections to other texts being read simultaneously.
8 great ideas that can be used with any novel study at any grade level. Better than book reports, these ideas will have your students think more complexly about the characters, themes, nuances, and connections of the books. These project ideas are also found in the novel study for Touching Spirit Bear.