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Tips for Using Literature Circles in the High School Classroom

Posted by Emily Guthrie on Jun 14, 2013 12:50:32 AM

Today’s strategy spotlight is on literature circles.  I’ve used this technique in my 9th grade English classes to differentiate lessons in order to meet the needs of students struggling to keep up and those needing an extra challenge.  There are many ways to implement literature circles to accommodate for a range of reading levels, class size issues, English learners, and other common classroom needs.  I’m going to share the way it works in my classroom based on my needs, but I’d love for you to leave a question or comment at the end of this post to continue the conversation as it relates to classrooms across the board!

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Topics: literary analysis, Literature, literature, literature circles, reading strategies, teaching reading, teaching tips, tips, high school English

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