LIT. CIRCLES WEBQUEST

[still under construction, by March 2009]


GET CONNECTED!

INVESTIGATE, 

EXPLORE

COLLABORATE

PRESENT 

ONLINE

LIT CIRCLES HOME

 

THE WEBQUEST: 

1. Intro

2. Task

3. Procedures

4. Resources 

5. Evaluation

6. Conclusion

 

Blogger

 

 

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LIT CIRCLES HOME 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
INTRODUCTION:
 
Literature Circles provide meaningful pathways for readers to experience, engage, and express their "journeys" through literature.  
 
Use this webquest for any of the following purposes:
  1. become familiar with literature circle roles
  2. share ideas, consider different perspectives
  3. publish your literature circles findings

 

BACKGROUND INFO:

check out "Virtual Circles: Using Technology to Enhance Literature Circles & Socratic Seminars" by Johnny Walters.

 


DIRECTIONS: 
 
 
1.  My Notes from the Roles
2. Posting my Responses... 
  • Google Groups:  start your Socratic Dialogue
  • Blogger:  start blogging your responses, insights, connections, and questions.
  • Gmail:  don't have Gmail?  Get started here

 

 

LIT CIRCLE ROLES

 

Discussion Director 

  1. My Reader Response Notes
  2. Posting my Responses... 

Literary Luminary

 

Word Finder

 

Profiler


Illustrator:

  • Big Huge Labs: design your own movie posters, trading cards, etc. for your artful responses.
  • Freeplay Music:  get copyright-free soundtracks to add to your presentations


Connector


 

DISCIPLINES 

 

Think Like A LINGUIST

 

Think Like A GEOGRAPHER

 

Think Like A HISTORIAN

 

Think Like A SOCIOLOGIST

 

Think Like A PHILOSOPHER

 

Think Like A PSYCHOLOGIST

 

Think Like A POLITICAL SCIENTIST

 

Think Like An ECONOMIST

 

Think Like An ANTHROPOLOGIST



 

 DOWNLOADS:

 

Frayer Model

 

Conversational Roundtable

 

Reader Response Notes 3X4's

 

Presentation Options