• Mystery Book Report

    Movie Poster and Speech

    Due Oct. 27th

     

    Your first book report will be on a mystery book of your choosing. It must be grade level appropriate in length (approximately 100 pages), appropriate reading level, a book you have not read yet or read together in class.  Your speech must be 2-3 minutes long. You will be graded on how well you talk about your book.  Book reports are to be completed at home - not in class.

    You must be ready on the assigned day. You need to prepare your own note cards (I have index cards you may use). Your movie poster should be finished and presentable on the due date.

    Movie Poster

    Create a movie poster designed to advertise your book that has been made into a movie (pretend). Use paper at least 12X18, or poster board.  We have poster board you may use. Must include color. Neatness counts!

     

    Fiction Book Speeches must include:

    1.   The title

    2.   The author

    3.   The genre

    4.   Main characters

    5.   Setting

    6.   Problem and solution

    7.   Overall summary (beginning, middle, and end)

    8.   Volume

    9.   Enunciation (clear speaking voice)

    10.  Posture/Poise

    11.  Correct length of time (2 to 3 minutes)

    12.   Eye contact

     

     

    Book Reports 

    There will be book speeches due throughout the school year. The books you choose must be grade level appropriate in length (approximately 100 pages), appropriate reading level, a book you have not read yet or read together in class.  Your speech must be 2-3 minutes long. You will be graded on how well you talk about your book.  Book reports are to be completed at home - not in class.

    Fiction Book Speeches must include:

    1.   The title

    2.   The author

    3.   The genre

    4.   Main characters

    5.   Setting

    6.   Problem and solution

    7.   Overall summary (beginning, middle, and end)

    8.   Volume

    9.   Enunciation (clear speaking voice)

    10.  Posture/Poise

    11.  Correct length of time (2 to 3 minutes)

    12.   Eye contact

     

    Non-Fiction, Autobiographical or Biographical Book Speeches must include:

    1.   The title

    2.   The author

    3. The genre

    4. 8 facts

    5.   Volume

    6.   Enunciation (clear speaking voice)

    7.   Posture/Poise

    8.   Correct length of time (2 to 3 minutes)

    9.    Eye contact

    You must be ready on the assigned day. You need to prepare your own note cards (we have index cards you may use). Your project should be finished and presentable on the due date.

     

    Due Week of:

    Book Type

    Projects

    October

    27th

    Mystery

    Movie Poster. Create a movie poster designed to advertise your book that has been made into a movie. Use paper at least 12X18 or poster board.  We have poster board you may use. Must include color. Neatness counts!

    Dec. 15th

     

    Autobiography or Biography:

    Portrait. Hand-drawn (12X18) portrait of person with paper frame (paper is available in the classroom by request). Mount 8 sentences on back to describe famous person's accomplishment(s).

    March

    2nd

    Fantasy

    Your choice!  You may do your favorite project or create your own!  Examples include:  a talk show, video, PowerPoint, song, sculpture, Prezi presentation, puppet show.  Use your imagination!

    May

    4th

    Free Choice

    You may choose any genre of book you’d like to read! Create a board game.  Decorate it based on the book’s setting, use main characters as game pieces, and have a definite way to win the game.  I have poster board and construction paper for anyone who would like to use it.  Type up directions for your game so we can play it in class.

     

     
Last Modified on August 30, 2017