I have been assigned to Mr. Needleman's blog: Creating Lifelong Learners.
Mr. Needleman divided his class into groups to form a literature circle in which they are given various tasks when reading stories. My comment:
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In my elementary and secondary schools, my teachers divided us into literature circles. However, we were not given the same jobs/titles as your students. I like the titles you have created (The Predictor, Maker of Connections, Great Summarizer, Curious Clarifier, Word Wizard, and the Very Good Visualizer). Instead, my classmates and I were given the job of finding the problem, the solution, the climax, the rising action, etc. If we had been given interesting jobs like your students, I might have enjoyed literature class more!
Mr. Needleman gave tips for improving comprehension scores of students. I commented using Vocaroo software: