Lit Circle Menus for Middle Grades (5-9)

The District Learning Commons has teamed up with some amazing Middle Grade teachers to create Lit Circle Menus.

We are now offering some fantastic Starters, Main-Courses and Sides available to book through the DLC.

Kick things off with an appetizer and get a tapas of picture books. Follow it up with mains for the table with a selection of themed lit circles and put a rich and crunchy read aloud on the side. All of your 'meal' is themed around a single area to really whet the appetite. 

We will be showing you how to combine these three together to make your meal and introducing you to SD57's new menu ordering system. 

The first half of the session will focus on universal skills for a successful lit circle, the second half will focus on the menu system.

Our starting menus are:

  • Perseverance and Adversity
  • Survival and Adventure
  • Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
  • Series Starters

Coming Soon:

  • Dystopias and Utopias
  • New School


10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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  • Joseph Jeffery
  • Tamara DeFord

    Tamara has worked with SD 57 as an intermediate teacher for the last 15 years.  She has taught all intermediate grades in a variety of schools and settings.  Tamara has also worked as a Curriculum Coach and Math Coach for SD57 and enjoys working with teachers to develop their instructional practice.  She currently teaches Grade 5/6 at Ecole College Heights Elementary.