Literature Circle Activities (with rubric) that are engaging and appeal to different learning styles.  These are very versatile.  They can be done as a group, with a partner, or independently.  They're great for assessments and as discussion starters.

Literature Circle or Novel Study Activities & More (use w/ any book)

Literature Circle Role Descriptions and other Literature Circle resources in Laura Candler's online file cabinet

Literature Circle Role Descriptions and other Literature Circle resources in Laura Candler's online file cabinet. Great description of various models of literature circles, moving away from the "assigned role" model.

Literature Circle Resources FREE from The Curriculum Corner | Book Clubs

Getting Started with Literature Circles

This multi-faceted paperless resource will bring your literature circles into the digital age. All of the handouts, assignments, projects, etc. are all shared and completed online in preparation for the in-class literature circle meetings! All of the work is created with Google Slides and Google Docs and can easily be shared with Drive or Google Classroom.

Digital literature circles for google drive

This multi-faceted paperless resource will bring your literature circles into the digital age. All of the handouts, assignments, projects, etc. are all shared and completed online in preparation for the in-class literature circle meetings! All of the work

Looking to breathe some life into your lit circle routine? Check out this blog post!!

Global issues opinion essay topics back to assignment back to "about global news website" Topics for "Global Issues in the News" Fall, 2006 Team Project Assignment. University of Illinois at Urbana.

Add some depth and complexity to traditional Literature Circles with this complete and ready-to-use resource! You will be amazed by the level of discussion and critical thinking that will take place among your students. $

Depth and Complexity Critical Thinking Literature Circles Book Clubs

Add some depth and complexity to traditional Literature Circles with this complete and ready-to-use resource! You will be amazed by the level of discussion and critical thinking that will take place among your students. $

Life in Fifth Grade: Spice Up Your Literature Circles!

This pin will come in handy when starting to introduce literature circles in my classroom. I love how literature circles hold students accountable for their learning and develop confident and strong conversations among students.

The most fun you've ever had introducing Literature Circles! Check out this blog post for details!

20 creative library displays and activities to inspire librarians and teachers. This list includes lots of ways to make reading fun and interesting!

FREE Literature Circles Bookmarks!  Use these with second graders to teach the various lit circle jobs!!!

FREE Literature Circles Bookmarks - Students won't forget their "jobs" with this handy tool!

An Anchor Chart to use when introducing Literature Circles... it's all about RESPECT!

An excellent anchor chart that can be used when introducing literature circles to the class.

3rd - 5th Grade Teachers ~ Literature Circles are a great way to support and meet the Common Core Standards for Speech and Language! This comprehensive literature circle resource is overflowing with everything you need to introduce, organize, and manage literature circles in your classroom. It makes managing the literature circle groups and monitoring the connected common core standards a breeze!

Literature Circles {CCSS Aligned}

- Grade Teachers ~ Literature Circles are a great way to support and meet the Common Core Standards for Speech and Language! This comprehensive literature circle resource is overflowing with everything you need to introduce, organize, and manage l

Free Literature Circles Question Cards - Students can use these question stems to generate discussion questions before their meetings.

Free Literature Circles Question Cards - These question stems are great for helping students generate discussion questions for Literature Circles.

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