Reflection: Student Ownership Tough Questions & Group Discussions - Section 4: Finish Novels


And this, in short, is why I do literature circles. Student Conversation (overheard):

Student A: Psssssssssssssssst, what page are you on?

Student B: Huh?

A: Are you on 206 yet?

B: No... close.

A: When you get to 206, I need to talk to you, it's sad.

A real bond is forged between people who share the experience of reading a great book.

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Tough Questions & Group Discussions

Unit 6: Multicultural Literature Circles
Lesson 14 of 17

Objective: SWBAT meet in small groups to discuss "tough questions" found in their novels.

Big Idea: Why do characters ask themselves tough questions? We use literature to explore human behavior.

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