Week of Jan. 8-12

    • Monday-Set weekly reading goals, discuss Literature Circle Syllabus, begin previewing books for lit. circles
    • Tuesday-Finish previewing lit. circle books, students choose top 5
    • Wednesday-TED Talk and summary
    • Thursday-Set up lit. circle calendar with deadlines for reading, job assignments, etc.
    • Friday-Check weekly reading goals, first lit. circle group meeting

    Homework/Class work:
    • Literature Circle Syllabus (signed by students and parents) Download file "Literature Circle Syllabus.docx.pdf"
    • "Choosing what I want to read..." form, completed during class
    • TED Talk 20 word summary
    • Read at home daily