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Questioner

Name: ____________________________ Title: ______________________________ Date: ___________ Pages Read: _______

Read the agreed upon section in your book. Jot down questions as you read. Remember to ask questions before, during and after reading. Code your questions with "B" (before) , "D" (during) or "A" (after) depending on when you asked the question. Try to ask "open" questions.

Get together with your group and go over all questions together. First, answer everyone's closed questions, searching in the text for answers if necessary. Then discuss the open ones. Code your questions with a "C" or "O" depending upon the type of questions asked. Tally and compare the number of Open vs Closed questions. Remember, open questions generate deeper thought and discussion. Tally: Open _________ Closed _________ Record new questions that have arisen as a result of your discussion.

Adapted from: Daniels, Harvey.(2002) Literature Circles, Created by Donna Baker, 2002

Name: ____________________________

Synthesizer

Title: ______________________________ Date: ___________ Pages Read: _______

Prepare a brief summary of your reading so far. Try to make your summary brief ­ 2 to 3 entences. sentences 1. 2. 3. Together with your group, compare your summaries and add any ideas that you missed. 1. 2. What new thinking have you gained from today's reading? How have your understandings changed? New Thinking:

Changed Thinking:

What big idea do you think the author was trying to convey?

What are your feelings, thoughts and concerns about today's reading?

Adapted from: Daniels, Harvey.(2002) Literature Circles, Created by Donna Baker, 2002

Name: ____________________________

Visualizer

Title: ______________________________ Date: ___________ Pages Read: _______

Draw a picture or mind map that stands out from today's reading. Remember to include all of the senses in your drawing. You may label things with words to make your visualization more complete.

Write down words and passages in the story that helped create vivid mental images. Identify the sense that the image appealed to. Word/Passage Sense Page #

Adapted from: Daniels, Harvey.(2002) Literature Circles, Created by Donna Baker, 2002

to m y personal experience to other texts

Connector

Name: ___________________________ Title: _____________________________ Date: ___________ Pages Read: ______

to the w orld

sure T- TWhat did today's reading remind you of? Be sure to include several connectors ­ T-S. T-T, Tand T-W. Summary of Passage (include page #) Connection & Connection Type

Adapted from: Daniels, Harvey.(2002) Literature Circles, Created by Donna Baker, 2002

Predictor

Make predictions as you read through the passage.

Name: ____________________________ Title: ______________________________ Date: ___________ Pages Read: _______

From the chapter title or the passage read previously, predict what today's reading will be about. Write down reasons for your predictions: _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________

Record whether your predictions were confirmed or disconfirmed after meeting with your group: _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________

Adapted from: Daniels, Harvey.(2002) Literature Circles, Created by Donna Baker, 2002

Name: ____________________________

Summarizer

(Determining Important Ideas)

and main ideas of the reading. Summary:

Title: ______________________________ Date: ___________ Pages Read: _______

Provide a brief summary of today's reading. Make sure that you jot down the important points

_________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________________

Record at least 5 major events from the pages you read:

1. _________________________________________________________________________ 2. _________________________________________________________________________ 3. _________________________________________________________________________ 4. _________________________________________________________________________ 5. _________________________________________________________________________

Add any major events you discovered after discussing this passage with your group.

6. ________________________________________________________________________ 7. _________________________________________________________________________

Adapted from: Daniels, Harvey.(2002) Literature Circles, Created by Donna Baker, 2002

Comprehension Name: ___________________________ Monitor

Title: _____________________________ Date: ___________ Pages Read:______

As you read through today's passage, record any words, phrases or sentences you had difficulty with or didn't understand. After discussion with your group, record any new understandings gained. Difficult word, phrase or sentence Strategy used New Understanding

Adapted from: Daniels, Harvey.(2002) Literature Circles, Created by Donna Baker, 2002

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