References to Works Considered, Used, Quoted in Chung's Web Pages 




Traditional Lit Circles

Lit Circles + Frames

TLAD +Lit Circles



Socratic Seminars

Collaborative Activities


Elements of Depth & Complexity

Content Imperatives

Presentation Options

Lesson Plans & Units

Workshop Notes


Works Cited


Contact Info







































Burke, Jim.  The English Teacher’s Companion.  New Hampshire:  Heinemann, 1999.  <>

Burke, Jim.  Tools for Thought.  New Hampshire:  Heinemann, 2002.  <>

Copeland, Matt.   Socratic Circles: Fostering Critical and Creative Thinking in Middle and High School.  ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2005.

Cornwell, Richard.  CSULB South Basin Writing Project.  Will Rogers M.S., Long Beach USD.

Daniels, Harvey.  Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups.  ME: Stenhouse Publishers, 2002.

Daniels, Harvey, Steineke, N.  Mini-Lessons for Literature Circles.  NH:  Heinemann, 2004.

Day, Jeni, Spiegel, D., McLellan, J., Brown, V.  Moving Forward With Literature Circles: How to Plan, Manage, and Evaluate Literature Circles that Deepen Understanding and Foster a Love of Reading.  NY: Scholastic Professional Books, 2002.

Duke, Nell, Pearson, P. David.  Effective Practices for Developing Reading Comprehension. 

Dunn, Rita, Dunn, Kenneth.  Teaching Students to Read Through Their Individual Learning Styles:  Practical Approaches for Grades 7-12.    MA: Allyn & Bacon, 1992.

Educator to Educator.  Content Imperative Cards.  Calabasas, CA:  Educator to Educator, 2005. < >

Educator to Educator.  Depth and Complexity Icon Cards.  Calabasas, CA:  Educator to Educator, 2003. < >

Kaplan, Sandra, Gould, B., Siegel, V.  The Flip Book:  A Quick and Easy Method for Developing Differentiated Learning Experiences.  Calabasas, CA:  Educator to Educator, 1995.
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Kaplan, Sandra, Gould, B.  The Flip Book, Too:  More Quick and Easy Methods for Developing Differentiated Learning Experiences.  Calabasas, CA:  Educator to Educator, 2005. 

Kaplan, Sandra, Gould, B.  Frames:  Differentiating the Core Curriculum.  CA:  Educator to Educator, 1998.
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Kaplan, Sandra.  "Think Like A Disciplinarian."  USC Theory and Practice: Curriculum and Instruction for Teachers.

Kinsella, Kate.  “Language Strategies for Active Classroom Participation.”  San Francisco State University, 2001.

Owens, Sarah.  “Treasures in the Attic:  Building the Foundation for Literature Circles.”  In Hill, B., Johnson, N., Schlick Noe, K. (eds.), Literature Circles and Response.  Norwood, MA:  Christopher-Gordon, 1995.

Richards, Susannah, Reis, S., Gubbins, E. J. Gifted Readers: What Do We Know and What Should We Be Doing.  CT: National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, University of Connecticut, © 2001  < >

Rutherford, Paula.   “Bloom’s Taxonomy, Question and Task Design Wheel.”  Why Didn’t I Learn This In College?  Alexandra, VA: Just ASK Publications, 2002.

Schlick Noe, Katherine, Johnson, N.  Getting Started with Literature Circles.    Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon Publishers, 1999. 

Tomlinson, Carol Ann.  The Differentiated Classroom:  Responding to the Needs of All Learners.  Virginia:  ASCD, 1999.

Tovani, Chris.  I Read It, But I Don’t Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers.  ME:  Stenhouse Publishers, 2000.

Walters, Johnny.  "Virtual Circles: Using Technology to Enhance
Literature Circles & Socratic Seminars."  Meridian: A Middle School Computer Technologies Journal.  Volume 8, Issue 1, Winter 2005. < >

Winebrenner, Susan.  Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom.  Minneapolis, MN:  Free Spirit Publishing, 1992.

Wong, Harry, Wong, R.  The First Days of School:  How to Be an Effective Teacher.  Mountain View, CA: Harry K. Wong Publications, Inc., 1998. <>


GATE Office, Long Beach Unified School District. :  <>

Harvey Daniels, Literature Circle Website:  <>

Instructional Strategies Online:  Getting Started with Lit. Circles:  <

Literature Circles Resource Center:  <

Literature Learning Ladders:  Themes & Literature Circles.  <

San Diego County Office of Education, Summer Institute 2000: <>

Google Scholar:  < >

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