Junior Great Books
Monday, November 25, 2013 6:35 AM


The Junior Great Books program is coming back to Lake Harriet! 

The program will start the week of January 13th and will run through spring break.  In the Junior Great Books program, students will read age appropriate literature (folk tales and short stories) and then discuss the material in small groups using a shared inquiry approach.  This approach encourages students to search for meaning in stories and to consider different points of view.  The discussion groups, led by parent volunteers, help students increase their comprehension, interpretive thinking, and oral and written language skills.

Second and third grade groups will meet on Wednesday mornings at the lower campus from 8:40 - 9:25.  Fourth and fifth grade groups will meet at the upper campus on Thursday mornings from 8:40 - 9:25.  Sign up forms for students to participate or parents to volunteer to lead a group will be in the teacher's boxes on Monday.  You can also access a form through the attached link.

The deadline to sign up for Junior Great Books is December 13th.  Please contact Liz Shors (612) 401-7777, lizshors@gmail.com with any questions.