LITERATURE CIRCLES+FRAMES

THE DEPTH, COMPLEXITY, & CONTENT IMPERATIVES OF LITERATURE CIRCLES: 
THE NEW HORIZON OF INVESTIGATION, SCHOLARSHIP, & SOPHISTICATION 


“The concept of diversity describes differences between learners who are typical and those who are atypical in terms of culture, socioeconomic conditions, and learning characteristics.  The increasing diversity of learners in our classrooms demands differentiated response for atypical learners."

 
Susan Winebrenner, “How Differentiation Techniques Benefit All Students.” 

Orange County Council for Gifted and Talented Education, 31st Annual Conference, U.C. Irvine 

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Traditional Lit Circles

LIT CIRCLES + FRAMES

TLAD +Lit Circles

LIT CIRCLE WEBQUEST

 

Socratic Seminars

Collaborative Activities

 

Elements of Depth & Complexity

Content Imperatives

Presentation Options

 

Lesson Plans & Units

Workshop Notes

  

Works Cited

 

Contact Info

 

WRITER'S WORKSHOP

SPEAKER'S FORUM

 

Using Literature Circle ROLES integrated into FRAMES, successful, scholarly “literary experiences” can be achieved. Intellectually rigorous, standards relevant, and flexible to student learning levels, LIT. CIRCLES WITH FRAMES allow teachers to provide concrete pathways for students to actively engage in the literacy tasks needed for reading comprehension, analysis, and creative expressions. 

FIND OUT...

  • How LIT. CIRCLES WITH FRAMES enhance the literary experiences of all students
  • In what ways the Dimensions of Depth and Complexity, & Content Imperatives help enrich the experience of Lit. Circles

 

 

 


Group Expectations & Rubric

Overview of Roles 

Discussion Director

Illustrator

Profiler

Connector

Literary Luminary

Word Finder

 

Frame