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Creative Teaching Strategies for Fun and Engaging Book Clubs


(3 credits/45 hours) In service only

Instructor:  Claudia Marra

Course Description: Are you a teacher looking to make book clubs more exciting and interactive for your students? This course is designed to equip educators with innovative tools and strategies to infuse fun into book club activities. By incorporating board games, accountable talk questions, Book of Quotes, Pictionary, Scattergories, facetime, speed dating, and dramatic tableaux, you’ll create an environment where students can explore literature with enthusiasm and creativity.

Course Objectives:

Integrate board games, creative activities, and discussions to enhance student engagement in book clubs.

Foster critical thinking, creativity, and teamwork skills through interactive activities.

Develop accountable talk questions to deepen literary analysis and comprehension.

Utilize a curated “Book of Quotes” to inspire thoughtful discussions.

Explore the use of dramatic tableaux as a means of bringing literature to life.


(3 credits/45 hours) In-serivce credits only


Claudia Marra