you are a classroom or preservice teacher, teacher educator,
content leader, department chair, or administrator, the materials
below can assist you in implementing the practices presented
in the video clip.
Teacher Feedback Form
Administrators may use this feedback form to support classroom visits among English/language arts teachers within the school. Here, professionals can observe literature discussions in action and share and learn with their colleagues.
These guidelines may assist you in setting clear expectations
for studentsí participation in whole-class or small-group
As you begin to plan literature experiences for your students,
consider offering text pairings, so that students have a rich
palette of text background and reading experiences to draw
upon in their literary conversations. Some texts that may
complement the ones used in this classroom lesson plan include:
- Lord of the Flies by William Golding
- The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
- A Separate Peace by John Knowles