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  • Laura On 7/24/08, new teacher wrote: > Hi Laura, > Could I ask you what books were read in your lit circles? Did groups > get to choose anything they wanted, or did you have 4-5 books in mind & > then set up groups based on book prefere...See More
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  • JGS I teach 5th grade. I tend to pick a theme when I do literature circles. I generally have chosen around 5 books that include a range of difficulty levels. For example, I will begin this year with a "new kid" theme. I've chosen: ...See More
    Jul 25, 2008 report post
  • Chele/5/SoCal This is a C&P from another thread. I have many, many sets of 8 books that I offer up for Lit Clubs, a genre (or author study, or...?) at a time. Most any book that might be recommended for 4th, 5th, or 6th graders has been added to my collection....See More
    Jul 24, 2008 report post
  • new teacher Hi Laura, Could I ask you what books were read in your lit circles? Did groups get to choose anything they wanted, or did you have 4-5 books in mind & then set up groups based on book preferences? Had you read all the books before? Were the...See More
    Jul 24, 2008 report post
  • Laura Someone mentioned earlier in the thread Harvey Daniel's Mini-Lessons for Lit. Circles. This is a great resource--one that I used last year when trying Lit. Circles for the first time with a 10th grade honors class. Honestly, the most essential...See More
    Jul 24, 2008 report post
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