Reflection: Transitions Setting the Stage - Section 2: Mini-lesson and practice routines of Book Clubs


From prior experience, I knew that it is very important to teach the structure of book talks to my students so that they would know exactly what to do and why it is important to follow the classroom expectations.

Today the students just practiced the 4 parts of the workshop:  Gathering on the rug for the mini-lesson, getting their books from the bins and independently reading, moving into their book club discussions, and then returning back to their seats to spend the last 15 mins writing a reflection.

  Classroom Management: Book Clubs
  Transitions: Classroom Management: Book Clubs
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Setting the Stage

Unit 7: Historical Fiction- Slavery and the Civil War
Lesson 1 of 15

Objective: SWBAT will understand and practice the expectations of all parts of the Historical Fiction Readers Workshop.

Big Idea: Explicit Instruction in What, How, and Where of Book Clubs!

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