Book Club Bundle: Everything you need


You’ll be ready to start book clubs today with this HUGE bundle! Includes everything you need to get your students in literature circles where they can dig into texts in meaningful ways.


You’ll be ready to start book clubs today with this HUGE bundle! Includes everything you need to get your students in literature circles where they can dig into texts in meaningful ways.  Plus, you’ll save $$ by purchasing the bundle!

What teachers are saying about my reading resources:

  • Easy to navigate, thorough, and easily transferable to the standards we use. Would highly recommend!”
  • I want to start book clubs this year, so this product is going to help me so much!”
  • “So many ways to track your readers and help them to understand what they are reading!”

What you’ll get with this book club bundle resource:

  • three resources plus a BONUS that will help you start book clubs and literature circles TODAY!
  • book club journal that focuses on summarizing, making connections, vocabulary acquisition, and understanding a fiction text
  • literary analysis book club workbook that focuses on plot, character, setting, and theme
  • 101 discussion questions to keep your groups engaged and thinking critically
  • Bonus: literary analysis workbook in a vertical form with lesson plan chart

How to use them:

  • These are so easy to use! Print as a workbook or use as the basis for your mini lessons.
  • Provide students with books at their reading level — everyone can work on the same reading skills.
  • Use the 101 reading discussion questions as journal prompts, warm up discussions, whole-class discussions, or table talk — or — have each group pick a different question to discuss
  • Use the journal and workbook pages as formative and summative assessments — you’ll be able to see where your students need more reinforcement

This is going to save you so much time!

You’ll be able to:

  • get students reading without wondering how you’ll assess
  • use these book club/ literature circle resources all year long!
  • differentiate reading instruction by making sure students are reading the right books for them
  • encourage students to read a variety of genres
  • keep reading groups going — even if groups move at different rates!
  • plan your mini lessons based on the journal and workbook

Be sure to take a look at the preview! This is what you’ll find:

The Book Club Journal includes:

  • teacher resource with sample schedule, editable calendar, and 14 project suggestions
  • Student survey: preview of novel
  • Student schedule for reading and club meetings

Part I

  • summary
  • vocabulary collector
  • what’s the setting
  • characters in part I
  • making connections — text to self
  • the conflict in part I

Part II

  • summary
  • vocabulary collector
  • making connections — text to text
  • the conflict in part II

Part III

  • summary
  • vocabulary collector
  • making connections — text to world
  • the conflict in part III

Part IV

  • summary
  • vocabulary collector
  • making connections — review and depth
  • the conflict in part IV

End of novel activities:

  • Let’s take a closer look: favorite parts & visualization
  • Visualization practice – illustrating a favorite passage
  • Reflection on how reading changes readers
  • Novel review and recommendations
  • Discussion questions that you can assign to groups for jigsaw or fishbowl discussions, assessments, exit questions, or writing prompts
  • Rubric makes it easy for you to assess the journal

The Literary Analysis Book Club Workbook includes:

Part 1: Characterization

  • what we learn
  • protagonist
  • antagonist
  • minor characters
  • characterization

Part 2: Setting

  • define setting
  • physical setting
  • time period & lifestyle
  • emotional setting
  • what did you learn?

Part 3: Theme

  • what is theme
  • theme practice
  • identifying theme
  • evidence to support theme
  • what did you learn

Part 4: Plot

  • elements
  • exposition & inciting incidents
  • rising action & climax
  • falling action, resolution, and denouement
  • what did you learn

The Bonus includes:

  • mini lesson plan schedule for you
  • reading scheduler
  • vocabulary collector
  • author biography research graphic organizer
  • vertical version of the literary analysis workbook

The 101 Book Discussion Question resource includes:

This resource includes:

  • 101 book discussion questions –> 20 on character, 20 on plot, 20 on setting, 20 on theme, 21 on literary elements, opinion, and structure
  • Digital & print versions!
  • tent “signs” for your discussion jar
  • suggestions for using & directions for creating craft stick prompts
  • rubric

Whether you call them literature circles or book clubs, this bundle is a great way to get your students reading, reading, reading!

You can read more about implementing literature circles in your middle school classroom here.


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