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Structure for Literature Circles:
Primary Grades

To begin, here are some general guidelines for setting up literature circles in your classroom.  These guidelines apply across grade levels.

General Guidelines

    When you're ready to see specific examples of structure from grade levels similar to yours, click on the classroom examples below. You will notice both similarities and differences across grade levels.
Grade 1
Vicki Yousoofian
St. Joseph's School
Seattle, Washington
Grade 2-3
Mary Lou Laprade
John Hay Elementary
Seattle, Washington
Grade 2-4
Lori Scobie
North City Elementary
Shoreline, Washington

Go to Structure: Grades 4-8


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