Everything that you need to have successful book clubs in your classroom! Book clubs are one of the most effective ways to get students engaged in reading. And this includes EVERYTHING you need to get started and make book clubs successful in your classroom.
Here's what is included:
- A complete teacher guide to getting book clubs started with instructions on how to begin and continue book clubs week by week.
- Student expectation pages: a reading contract, schedule, conversation starters, reading plan, and more. Available as full and half sheet pages to fit folders or notebooks.
- 2 differentiated versions of student job pages, with 7 jobs included. (Word whiz, director, connector, summarizer, travel tracer, character reporter, story spotlight.) Available as full and half sheet pages to fit folders or notebooks.
- Stop and jot sheet for students to analyze, predict and infer, clarify and question.
- Reflection page for student reflection after book club meetings.
- Letters to families to explain book clubs and expectations. “Dear families & Dear grown-ups” versions are available.
- Student reference guide: a flipbook that explains each job and gives examples.
- Classroom posters that describe each job in detail.
- Name tags for student jobs to wear during book clubs.
- Student bookmarks to keep track of reading skills, jobs, and pages to be read.
- Labels for student materials. Labels print on Avery shipping labels 5163, 2×4 size labels.
- Student certificates to celebrate the completion of a book. Half sheet certificates, black and white, and printer-friendly.
- Teacher planning page to keep track of each group's book, pages to be read, and jobs each week. Two versions are available.
- Discussion cards-“We're stuck, what can we discuss?” Includes 19 questions that can be used for any book for students to use when they feel they are off track or stuck in their discussion.
- Accountability posters- discuss being responsible, organized, prepared, engaged, a speaker, and a listener with these square posters.
- Accountable talk display-bulletin board letters and accountable talk word bubbles are perfect to display for students to use accountable talk while in their book clubs. Accountable talk reminder cards can also be used to remind students in their groups to use accountable talk.
If you have any questions, please email me at [email protected]tlebirdsteaching.com.