Literary Circle Group

Kathleen Powers

Summarizer

Your job is to write and share a brief but interesting overview of the reading of the text. Include the title, author, illustrator, publisher and copyright year of the book as well.

Disscussion Director

Your job is to write down some good questions that you think your group would want to talk about. Why? Who? Where? How? What if?

  1. Question:
  2. Question:
  3. Question

Illustrator

Your job is to draw some kind of picture related to what you read in your section. It can be a sketch, cartoon, diagram, or stick figure scene. It can be about something you read, something that the reading reminded you about, or some element in the story (plot, character, setting).

Word Wizard

Your job is to look for special or unknown words in the text. Words that new, funny, different, strange, interesting, important. Write the word and it's definition.

  1. WORD: definition
  2. WORD: definition
  3. WORD: definition

Passage Picker


Your job is to look for interesting or unusual sections or paragraphs in the story. When you find one, mark it with a post-it note and write it down here. Try to choose a passage that fits into one of the following categories: descriptive, interesting, confusing, important, funny..

Page: ______ Paragraph: ______
Category: ______________________ Reason I picked this:
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Page: ______ Paragraph: ______
Category: ______________________ Reason I picked this:
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Connector

Your job is to find & record connections between the book and the outside world.
Connect to ideas about: Your own life, other stories, other people,similar events.