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Evaluating a Fish bowl Activity in a Literature Circle



Evaluating a Fish bowl Activity in a Literature Circle


Product Description

The Fishbowl activity is mostly useful during literature circles or in a novel study. Quite literally, the group in the center is being watched by the rest of the class, while they are discussing elements of fiction. This activity is a very important tool in order to teach students how group discussions should run, what is to be said, and how it is to be said. Many times the leader of the discussion doesn’t know how to prompt members to elaborate upon their contributions. This will certainly help.

In addition, it is often difficult for a teacher to evaluate these discussions, which is the reason I have created this package. It is easy to use and you can merely check boxes to quickly assess each member of the groups.

This package contains:
• An explanation of The Fishbowl Activity
• How to run a Fishbowl Activity (within the realm of a literature circle)
• Why such an activity is important
• Evaluation sheets one can use to easily evaluate the discussions and roles of students

It’s teaching made easy!


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FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON – “Write the Room – Cinderella”

by A Teachable Year

2nd – 3rd Grade



Write the room is one of my class favorite activity. They allow children to move around the classroom while reading and writing new words. This is a great activitiy for your Vocabulary Center, Word Work Center and Writing Center, too

You will find everything ready to download, print,and use with your children in this pack.
Just print,laminate, and cut out the word/picture cards and hang them around your classroom.
Invite your children to put the recording sheet on a clipboard and walk around the room, finding all the cards and writing the words next to the picture.
They can also write wonderful sentences using the new words.

If you want more resources for stories, check this
Write the room- Stories Edition

✓The Enormous Turnip
✓The Ugly Duckling
✓Jack and the Beanstalk
✓Snow White
✓The Shoemaker and the Elves
✓The Emperor New Clothes
✓Beauty and the Beast
✓The Sleeping Beauty
✓Goldilocks and the Three Bears
✓The Three Pigs
✓The Little Red Hen
✓The Nutcracker

among others!

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