Teacher Laura Candler has offered her own literature circle materials in this post. The free printable resources include reflection forms, literature response cards, discussion topics, a list of character traits, and more.
A full examination of literature circles is provided in this article. The author explains the definition of a literature circle, the different discussion roles, the teacher’s role, and even considerations for grouping students into their circles.
If you need to see a strategy in action, check out this video. In it, a teacher shares an example of how he implements literature circles in his fifth grade ELA classroom. He also explains that literature circles are student-led novel studies and put the learning on the shoulders of the students who are assigned specific jobs.