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How Literature Circles Benefit Reading Comprehension

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What is the term for a structured group of students reading the same book and gathering to discuss it?

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1. Which benefit of literature circles refers to allowing students options for what book they will read?

2. Reading a wide variety of material is important because different authors place emphasis on different story elements in their pieces of literature. For instance, one author might make the setting of his novel of utmost importance, whereas another focuses on character development. What benefit of literature circles does this refer to?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

It only takes a few minutes to answer the questions on this quiz/worksheet combo to check your comprehension of the ways literature circles benefit reading comprehension. When you answer these questions, you'll be asked about the benefit that allows students options about what they read and the meaning of response and analysis when it comes to literature circles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will ask you about:

  • The term for a structured group of students who gather to discuss the book they are reading
  • Which benefit of a literature circle gives students options about what they read
  • The benefit of a literature circle that addresses reading a wide variety of literature
  • What response and analysis means in context of a literature circle
  • How structure can be provided in a literature circle

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the impact literature circles have on reading comprehension, like how they give students options
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the benefit of a literature circle that addresses reading different kinds of literature
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how structure can be provided in a literature circle and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this strategy for promoting reading, check out our lesson called How Literature Circles Benefit Reading Comprehension. Once you complete this lesson, you should be ready to:

  • Explain what constitutes proper design in a literature circle
  • Detail what helps students become familiar with different elements of literature
  • Outline non-verbal ways to encourage response and analysis
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