Managing a book club unit is tough! Some teachers may feel so overwhelmed by all the moving pieces that they avoid book clubs altogether. This is completely understandable.

During a book club unit, students are reading different books, analyzing a wide range of literary elements and many discussions are happening all at the same time. Some students may struggle to understand the book, some may zoom past their group and finish their book early.

How do we manage all of this?

In the latest Workshop Teacher Podcast episode, we discuss managing a book club unit meaningfully so that teachers don’t have to stress. You might be shocked at some of the methods you hear! Have a listen and let me know your thoughts in the comments.

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Whole Class Novels Reading Workshop Style

Whole Novels for the Whole Class by Ariel Sacks

The Book Whisperer by Donalyn Miller

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