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17 resources with the concept literature circles

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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA Module 2b: A Midsummer Night’s Dream and the Comedy of Control

For Teachers 8th Standards
A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the anchor text in a three-unit module that has eighth graders examine how Shakespeare develops the theme of control. Young scholars look at why and how the characters seek control and the results of...
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Literature Circles

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Bring literature circles to life with a collection of lesson plans, worksheets, and reading lists. Literature circles, or book clubs, are fun and engaging for readers, especially those that don't find reading all that fun. The collection...
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EngageNY Grade 8 ELA: Module 2b, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Understanding Shakespeare and Launching A Midsummer Night’s Dream

For Teachers 8th Standards
A Midsummer Night's Dream takes center stage in a collection of 18 resources that explore not only William Shakespeare's appeal but also the question of authorship of the plays attributed to him. Eighth graders participate in read aloud...
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Restorative Practices Lesson Plan Guide

For Teachers K - 12th
Looking for resources that use restorative practices to build a positive school community? Then check out this 92-page lesson plan guide that provides background information on restorative practices, suggestions for how to implement a...
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Life of Pi Book Club Unit

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Yann Martel's Life of Pi is a complex novel, combining as it does elements of fantasy, philosophical questions, and religious references. Rather than using a whole-class discussion approach, the class is divided into book club circles....
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Analyzing Character and Theme: Tracking Control in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

For Teachers 8th Standards
Pupils first participate in a drama circle as they continue reading Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream aloud with classmates. Next, scholars move around and discuss text-dependent questions about the play with a Three Threes in a...
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Author’s Craft: The Poetry of the Play

For Teachers 8th Standards
Feel the rhythm! Pupils begin reading Act 2, Scene 1 of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream as they continue to participate in a drama circle. With discussion, they examine Shakespeare's use of rhyme, rhythm, and meter, analyzing how...
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Text to Film Comparison: Bottom the Fool

For Teachers 8th Standards
Pretty ugly, jumbo shrimp. Oxymorons sure are awfully good! Scholars reread Act I, scene 2 from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream while participating in a drama circle. Next, they begin working on anchor charts to dissect...
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Reading Shakespeare: Understanding Shakespeare’s Language

For Teachers 8th Standards
Pupils participate in a drama circle to read aloud Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. They work with partners to discuss Shakespeare's use of language and analyze how specific lines of dialogue within the play help propel the...
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Resources for Ghost Boys

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Jewell Parker Rhodes, the author of Ghost Boys, wanted to bring the historical legacy of Emmett Till and the current topic of racial prejudice into today's young readers' mindsets. Use a reading guide and set of discussion questions to...
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The Bronze Bow Novel Study

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Use a novel to teach historical and religious background knowledge. The study of The Bronze Bow combines literary elements with history for an engaging and thought-provoking lesson. Daniel struggles when he is drawn to the teachings of...
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Brian's Hunt Novel Study

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Brian is back to adventures in the wilderness in Brian's Hunt. Scholars continue deeper beyond the study of Hatchet by taking a look at its sequel, Brian's Hunt. The novel study takes scholars through vocabulary study, character...
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Brian's Return Novel Study

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Do some pupils seem to struggle fitting in and finding their place in world? They most likely identify with Brian in Brian's Return. After his time in the wilderness, Brian struggles to fit in with society. Scholars analyze thoughts,...
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First Come the Zebra Teacher’s Guide

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Accompany a reading of First Come the Zebra written and illustrated by Lynne Barasch with a teacher's guide equipped with before reading, vocabulary, and after reading activities. Additional social studies, science, music, art, math, and...
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The World of Ramona

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Bring the fun and whimsy of Beverly Cleary into your classroom with a teaching guide created to accompany the Ramona series. The guide offers several ideas for classroom use, including independent reading, reading aloud, and literature...
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Literature Circles

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Get learners excited about reading with literature circles! Small groups discuss the day's reading in various roles, including Discussion Director, Summarizer, Word Wizard, Literary Luminary, Travel Tracer, Connector, and Fact Finder,...
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Culturally Relevant Literature for English Language Learners

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
No matter the culture, reading has the potential to unite. A workshop for teachers helps educators find culturally relevant literature to bring into their classrooms. Although designed for those who instruct English language learners,...