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Leaving the Circle by Stephen Walker.  What lurks beneath the snow? #Horror #Fantasy #StephenWalker #LeavingTheCircle

Leaving the Circle by Stephen Walker. What lurks beneath the snow?

These 6 books were written for kids, but teachers will LOVE reading them in their spare time too. They are perfect for read aloud or book groups and literatures circles at the upper elementary level.

These 6 books were written for kids, but teachers will LOVE reading them in their spare time too. They are perfect for read aloud or book groups and literatures circles at the upper elementary level.

The Circle by Dave Eggers | July 2017 - First Eggers novel I really enjoyed. I liked the world he created, its mirror image of our near-future world, and the problems that will come from this.

Book Review of 'The Circle' by Dave Eggers

Book recommendations on The Circle. The Circle is the exhilarating new novel from Dave Eggers, best-selling author of A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award. When Mae Holland is hired to work for the Circle, the world’s most .

Friendship Wreath Display.  Give each child a hand pattern and him color it.  Staple hands to bulletin board in a wreath shape.  Next, ask children to give examples of how to be a good friend.  Write answers around wreath.

Give each child a hand pattern and him color it. Staple hands to bulletin board in a wreath shape. Next, ask children to give examples of how to be a good friend. Write answers around wreath.

moje pasje. . .: QUIET BOOK - although this is written in Polish? there are lots of great pages for quiet books - love book #5!!

L: Ladybug (something like this one) (Ryann) moje pasje.: QUIET BOOK - although this is written in Polish? there are lots of great pages for quiet books - love book

Cut and paste numbers 1-10. You could use this as a one-time activity, or laminate it and use it over and over again in the classroom!

Cut and paste numbers You could use this as a one-time activity, or laminate it and use it over and over again in the classroom!

Circles random composition orginally made made for Written Images book

Circles random composition orginally made for Written Images book, Paolo Tonon

For the last 6 years every summer teachers ask me for more Closing Circle ideas...... well their wish is finally granted! My friend and now co-author Kristen and I wrote this book as a answer to all the requests, and we couldn't be happier with how it turned out! So many useful ideas and strategies for classroom teachers K-6!

Closing Circles: 50 Activities for Ending the Day in a Positive Way by Dana Januszka,

ELA in the middle | Middle School English, Language Arts | Page 8

How many calories in a pound of fat?

I like this chart with ways to get the students thinking throughout their reading and getting them to refer to the text. Teach reading comprehension with Post-it Notes: love this anchor chart would add check mark for something they agree with

Love the idea of doing literature circles or book clubs with historical fiction books! This post includes a great review of Laura Candler's Talking Sticks Discussion pack, too!

Try historical fiction book clubs - great way to implement nonfiction literature circles! Love the Talking Sticks strategy these kids are using!

Stuck on you since i met you  JJH

Stuck on you since i met you JJH

FREE Literature Circles Bookmarks!  Use these with second graders to teach the various lit circle jobs!!!

FREE Literature Circles Bookmarks - Students won't forget their "jobs" with this handy tool!

Literature Circles/Reading Response Sheet for First Grade!

Literature Circles/Reading Response Sheet -will help students respond to their reading as a group. Provides visuals and helps student keep track of previous readings.