“Circling” is a questioning technique central to Comprehensible Input approaches such as Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling (TPRS). Circling takes some practice, but it is such a powerful skill for second-language teachers. Content area teachers can adapt Circling for their own use in the classroom.
Circling can be used at any point when using Embedded Readings as a class. It encourages students to ask questions of the text as they read, to slow down and to read carefully, and to reread if necessary.
Below is a link regarding Circling. We’ll be adding further links and explanations over the next week. If you have questions, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan Gross’ Circling Explanation Template
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