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Writing circles

James Vopat

Writing circles

kids revolutionize workshop

by James Vopat

  • 59 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann in Portsmouth, NH .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching,
  • Writers" workshops,
  • Student-centered learning

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJim Vopat.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1576 .V67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23575058M
    ISBN 100325017468
    ISBN 109780325017464
    LC Control Number2009020453
    OCLC/WorldCa311766410


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Here are some points that have worked for me with my writing circles: I have my. Here are 20 interesting literature response questions to use for discussion during literature circles or as writing prompts.

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A critique group can help you refine your craft. The more yo. Book Clubs/Literature Circles Book Clubs are small-group discussions around a shared text. As a group of students reads a novel or longer text, they meet regularly in Book Clubs to share observations, questions, and new learnings related to their reading.

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