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Reading Literature Circle Books
  Adapted from Chapter 3
Getting Started with Literature Circles by
Katherine L. Schlick Noe and Nancy J. Johnson
©1999 Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc.

A key component of structure is how you support students as they read their literature circles books.  Although some students will need no help, others may need quite a bit of support.   Three elements are discussed below:  Structuring time for reading, helping students complete the reading, and helping students determine how much to read.
Structuring Time for Reading
Supporting Readers
Determining How Much to Read

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© 2004 Katherine L. Schlick Noe
College of Education
Seattle University