Monday, October 7, 2013

Literature Circle Roles

1.  Summarizer- summarize chapters before meeting (Fab Five)
                      - take notes
                      - participate in discussion
                      - report to larger group

2. Connector- write about connections before meeting
                    - share connections
                    - participate in discussion

3. Discussion Director  -create open-ended questions before meeting
                                   - keep discussion focused
                                   - monitor participation

4. Word Finder- find and define interesting or new words before meeting
                        - participate in discussion
                        - share definitions
                        - with other Word Finders, select words for Word Wall after meeting

5. Literary Luminary- find figurative language and vivid descriptions before meeting
                              - list or sketch before meeting
                              - participate in discussion and share images

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