Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-14-2019

Abstract

Literature circles undoubtedly foster literacy. Yet successful participation in literature circles requires social and emotional competence of students. This article presents findings from a study of a fifth-grade student who demonstrated social-emotional growth while participating in literature circles. Specifically, growth in intrapersonal and interpersonal skills such as self-management, social awareness, social metacognition, and empathy were evident. These findings suggest that literature circles not only foster literacy but also social-emotional learning.

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© 2019, International Literacy Association. Original published version available at https://doi.org/10.1002/trtr.1822.

First Page

149

Last Page

159

Publication Title

Reading Teacher

DOI

10.1002/trtr.1822

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