Literature Circles and the Elementary School Library
Hoke, Joy H.
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Teachers have long struggled to engage students in reading. Literature circles are a method used by many teachers to not only engage students in reading but also to guide them in higher level thinking and discussion. The research explains what literature circles are and how they are used to improve reading and reasoning skills as well as ways school librarians take an active role in implementing literature circles. The following research also highlights the use of Web 2.0 tools to further motivate students and improve accountability.