Grades 6 through 8 Version
These literature circle materials were used with middle school students after training and practice in completion of each job and discussion of literature.  I met regularly with each circle and monitored their progress.  These organized literature circles are another good example of differentiation and effective cooperatvie learning.
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Grade 4 Version
These literature circle materials were modified from the middle school version.  Please notice the level of independence has been greatly reduced and roles have been simplified.  Students receive much training in completion of each job as well as discussion format.  Groups are closely monitored for effective cooperative learning.  Unlike the middle school version, this would only be part of novel unit in which many days are spent in larger teacher-guided discussion and activites.
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