Preparing for Literature Circles with a Jigsaw

Grades 6-12 / ELA / ELL

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Objective

Preparing for Literature Circles with a Jigsaw

Length

3 min

Questions to Consider

  • What are the benefits of having students prepare for their literature circle roles in a group?
  • How is this strategy especially useful for English Language Learners?
  • How could you modify this strategy for other types of group discussions?

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  • Preparing for Literature Circles with a Jigsaw Transcript

  • Lesson Plan: Lit Circles.PDF

  • Handouts: Lit Circles-Roles.PDF

  • Academic Talk Table Guide.PDF

  • Five Essential Practices for ELD.PDF

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Teaching Practice Preparing for Literature Circles with a Jigsaw

Grades 6-12 / ELA / Ell

Preparing for Literature Circles with a Jigsaw