This book show you how you can foster reflective, independent thinking in your class; boost the number of students who actively participate; and prevent the discussions from falling flat or degenerating into "bull sessions." This volume features 20 student-centered lesson plans and includes answer keys for teachers. Each lesson plan engages students in active learning.
Engage your students with Literature Circles! This book will show you how to prepare your students to lead their own active, focused discussion in small groups. Give your students the tools to engage with books and with each other. You can even incorporate film versions of classic texts into discussion.