Hook your audience!
You may use a combination of a few of the above techniques.
Make sure to also give the title and author of the book.
In a paragraph or two, summarize the plot of the book. Be sure that your summary introduces the main character, identifies the problem, and leads us toward the solution - without giving away the ending!
Share your opinion!
Entice your audience!
You may use a combination of the above techniques.
Remember, your book talk should flow nicely like a commercial. It should not be a giant list answering these questions.
These are downloadable documents, describing summer projects for students at Bob Jones High School.
Objective: To analyze selected novel and determine main characters, setting, plot, and symbols
Due Date: First Day of Class
Compete paper bag assignment:
1. Decorate front of the bag with scene from novel, title, author's name, your name
2. Decorate back of the bag with main and supporting characters' names, setting, plot, and 2 symbols in novel
3. Include in the bag 5 objects that help tell the story, 2 symbolic objects, 3 objects reminding you of main characters, and 2 objects related to the author.
Choose of the following projects, complete, and turn in on first day of class.
1. Children's Story
2. Write your own Scene
3. Rewrite the Ending
4. Model of the Setting
5. Graphic Novel
Part One and Part Two of assignment are both due one week from the first day of class.