Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 4 topics and texts, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly.
b. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
Literature circles have been introduced to many of my students in reading. Children take turns reading as a group and carry out individual leadership role, ie. discussion director, literary luminary, vocabulary wizard, or summarize. The kids have really taken on the challenge!
Check it out a discussion in action!