Literature Circles (Online Course)

With experienced literacy consultant and author, Angela Ehmer

Literature Circles are small discussion groups comprised of students all choosing to read the same work of fiction. One key feature of literature circles is student-negotiated learning. Students are responsible for selecting the text to be read, agreeing how much to read for each meeting and how they will showcase their book to the class once finished.

Literature Circles promote deeper comprehension through collaborative learning and build a love of reading.

Literature Circles Online, will examine in detail the process to introduce this popular strategy into your classroom. The course will cover:

  • What is a Literature Circle?
  • Literature Circle role cards
  • Procedures
  • A balanced reading program
  • Getting started
  • When processes are familiar
  • Summing up

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