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Structure for Literature Circles:
Intermediate Grades and Middle School

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.
2nd - 4th Grade
Lori Scobie
North City Elementary School
Shoreline, Washington
5th Grade
Kirstin Gerhold Brauch
Columbia Elementary School
Mukilteo, Washington
Middle School
Janine A. King
Brighton School
Lynnwood, Washington

Go to Literature Circles Structure: Primary Grades

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© 2004 Katherine L. Schlick Noe
College of Education
Seattle University