Novels by Sharon Creech: Using Literature Circles

Novels by Sharon Creech: Using Literature Circles
Use Literature Circles to promote small group discussion in your classroom. This teacher's guide illustrates how to set up Literature Circles and use them to teach the novels of Newbery Medalist Sharon Creech. It also includes a model lesson for Pleasing the Ghost, information about the author, and cross-curricular activities for Bloomability, Chasing Redbird, Walk Two Moons, The Wanderer, Absolutely Normal Chaos, and Ruby Holler.

Grade Levels: 5 - 8

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