During Collaborative Group Work assigning students roles will maximize their strengths and allow students to feel less threatened if they know what is expected of them by being able to prepare what they will share.


During a book group, students can be assigned roles such as Discussion Director, Predictor, Vocabulary Wizard, Summarizer, etc..

Further Reading:

Literature Circle Models by Laura Candler

Student Group Role ideas by Central School District


Written by Kathy Furlong Silverio
Reviewed by Kristen L. Hodnett


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