Jr. Great Books
At HTES we have initiated Jr. Great Books groups at every grade-level to ensure challenging reading groups for students reading significantly above grade level.
Students are place in Jr. Great Books groups at HTES using the following criteria:
What is Jr. Great Books?
Jr. Great books provide a rich set of reading instruction materials that ensure critical thinking, text complexity, close reading, collaborative discussion, writing, assessment, and more. Independent research studies show that our inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning improves students’ comprehension, metacognition, critical thinking, writing, self-esteem, and enjoyment of literature and learning.