Literature Circles in Middle School ELA

Students in 6th and 7th grade are participating in collaborative Literature Circles where they discuss their assigned novels with their peers. 6th grade students are focusing on the effects of modern technology on society by reading novels Ready Player One and A Wrinkle in Time. Students in 7th grade are discussing turning points in people’s lives and overcoming adversity through novels The Outsiders and The Absolutely True Story of a Part-Time Indian. This week, groups are also analyzing their books for setting and character development.