What a successful first day of literature circles!
Today the children met in their groups to carry out their predetermined role and discuss the work they had prepared earlier.
Here is a brief out line of the roles:
Discussion Director – creates questions on the chapters read at home for the group to discuss and takes a lead role in the organisation of the group
Artful Adventurer – chooses a key scene to illustrate and describes the importance of the chosen scene
Super Summariser – writes a clear concise summary of the chapters read for homework
Character Captain – choses a character from the text to discuss in greater detail Choses a character trait (e.g. brave) and finds evidence from the book to support this
Literary Luminary – chooses a part of the text that is interesting, powerful or important and explains the reasons for choosing this part
We are looking forward to our next meeting already!