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"The Borrowers": A Literature Circle-Based Book Club for Elementary Students

Mrs. Russell, M.S. Ed.
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(365)
Students will read the fantastic book "The Borrowers" by Mary Norton and participate in a Literature Circle based book club discussion, rotating responsibilities and presenting their findings to the group.

Class experience

US Grade 2 - 5
Students will rotate between these specific "Jobs/Roles":

Debriefer - Student is asked to run the meeting in addition to writing questions about the assigned text to be answered by fellow students.  

Dispatch - Student is asked to make connection with the text (text to self, text to text, text to world) and present them in class.  

Text Detective - Student is asked to locate significant phrases, sentences or passages in the text and explain why they are significant.  

Sketch Artist - Student chooses a scene from the text to illustrate and share with the class.  

Word Detective - Student chooses new or exciting words, looks up their definition and shares them with class.  

Reading Schedule:
Week 1 - Introductions and explanation of format.  Book preview and author talk.  
Week 2 - CH 1-4
Week 3 - CH 5-8
Week 4 - CH 9-12
Week 5 - CH 13-16
Week 6 - CH 17 - 20
Homework Offered
You will be asked to read approximately 35 pages per week and complete your "job" in order to be ready to present to the group each week.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Informal observational assessment available upon request.
Grades Offered
Documents provided by instructor, to be printed off and used for class each week from Google Drive.  Access to a Google account is necessary.  

A copy of the book:
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(365)
Hello and Welcome!

*Please reach out to me if there is a class you would like to request, or a specific day of the week/time of day that you need.  I will always try to accommodate you!*

About me:
My name is Carie Beth Russell.  I am the mother... 
Group Class


for 6 classes
1x per week, 6 weeks
60 min

Completed by 6 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 7-11
6-6 learners per class

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