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Name ____________________________

Book_______________________________

Period 1 2 3 4 Check Point 1 2 3 4 5

Your job is to locate a few special sections of the text that the group would like to hear read aloud. The idea is to help the group remember something significant, powerful, humorous, odd, or influential from the text. You choose which passages or paragraphs are worthy of being read aloud. You can read the passages aloud yourself or ask another group member to read. If you plan to ask another group member please give them time to review the passage. Location
1. Page________ Paragraph______ 2. Page________ Paragraph______ 3. Page________ Paragraph______ 4. Page________ Paragraph______

Connotation of Passage

Tone of Passage

Plan for Sharing

Group Member Evaluations
Rate each of the members of your group including yourself on the scale of 15. One (1) means the member did not function collaboratively in the group. Five (5) means the member did an excellent job of functioning collaboratively in the group.

Name

Job

Preparation 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5

Participation 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5

Name ____________________________

Book_______________________________

Period 1 2 3 4 Check Point 1 2 3 4 5

Your job is to find connections with the text your group is reading. These can be text to text connections, text to self connections, and text to the world connections. You might connect to your own life, to situations outside and inside of school, or to events from history.

Connections Made 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

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Group Member Evaluations
Rate each of the members of your group including yourself on the scale of 15. One (1) means the member did not function collaboratively in the group. Five (5) means the member did an excellent job of functioning collaboratively in the group.

Name

Job

Preparation 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5

Participation 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5

Name ____________________________

Book_______________________________

Period 1 2 3 4 Check Point 1 2 3 4 5

Your job is to notice any word choice that is interesting, puzzling, or unique. Pay attention to why the author choose those words or phrases. Did the author use figurative language, sensory language, descriptive words, vivid verbs, or precise language. Determine the meaning of the words or phrases. Make sure you understand the words or phrases before meeting with group. Word Page Type of Language Meaning

Group Member Evaluations
Rate each of the members of your group including yourself on the scale of 15. One (1) means the member did not function collaboratively in the group. Five (5) means the member did an excellent job of functioning collaboratively in the group.

Name

Job

Preparation 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5

Participation 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5

Name ____________________________

Book_______________________________

Period 1 2 3 4 Check Point 1 2 3 4 5

Your job is to create a list of question that the group will want to discuss about the text. Create questions that spark thought and insight. The questions should focus on big ideas not small details. Great questions come from your know thoughts, insights, and feelings about the text.

Discussion Questions 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

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Group Member Evaluations
Rate each of the members of your group including yourself on the scale of 15. One (1) means the member did not function collaboratively in the group. Five (5) means the member did an excellent job of functioning collaboratively in the group.

Name

Job

Preparation 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5

Participation 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5

Name ____________________________

Book_______________________________

Period 1 2 3 4 Check Point 1 2 3 4 5

Your job is to create a visuals to help explain the text. This graphic can be a drawing, a graph, a chart, or an illustration. You can illustrate a concept, scene or situation from the text or you can illustrate something that the text conveyed to you.

Group Member Evaluations
Rate each of the members of your group including yourself on the scale of 15. One (1) means the member did not function collaboratively in the group. Five (5) means the member did an excellent job of functioning collaboratively in the group.

Name

Job

Preparation 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5

Participation 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5

Name ____________________________

Book_______________________________

Period 1 2 3 4 Check Point 1 2 3 4 5

Your job is to write a summary of the events in the text. You will need to cover the who, what, where, when, and how of the text. It is important that the summary be detailed enough to give a good idea of what takes place in the text.

Group Member Evaluations
Rate each of the members of your group including yourself on the scale of 15. One (1) means the member did not function collaboratively in the group. Five (5) means the member did an excellent job of functioning collaboratively in the group.

Name

Job

Preparation 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5

Participation 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5