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Book Projects


These are quarterly projects that allow students to explore a particular genre in greater depth.


Due Date
Genre
&
Project
Project Photos
Details
Visit the downloads to print project directions and scoring guides
 1st Quarter
Due: Friday, October 16th


DATE CHANGE!
Since our camp dates changed the project is now due on the 16th!






























 Genre:
Realistic Fiction
      Project:     
Sandwich Book Project


























Top Bread Slice: Write the book title, author, illustrator, and your name

Lettuce: Write a one-paragraph summary of the book

Cheese: Write about a part of the book that made you happy

Meat: Describe the main character in one paragraph

Onion: Describe a part of the book that you thought was sweet or sad. Write what you thought of the book.

Tomato: Describe or draw the book's setting
Bottom Bread Slice: Tell what you liked or didn't like about the author's style


 
After reading a realistic fiction book, you will fill out the 7 pieces of information required to make a great "book sandwich." You then neatly color the papers, cut them out, and use a paper fastener to put them together. On the due date be prepared to share your book and project with the class! This project focuses on narrative elements and our responses to great stories.






































 2nd
Quarter
Due: Friday, December 11th







 Genre:
Mystery or Adventure
     Project:       
Book Jacket




Sample that is typed

Sample that is handwritten


After reading a mystery or adventure book you will create an original book jacket that has a front and back cover, a spine, and an two inside flaps. Little details like bar codes and publisher information help to make the book jacket unique.






 3rd
Quarter
Due: Friday, February 19th
 Genre:
Bio/Autobiography
        Project:        
File Folder Report
 image coming soon!
 
 4th
Quarter
Due: Friday, April 30th
Genre:
Newbery Award (variety of genres)
         Project:          Approach paper
 image coming soon!
 
Thanks to Heather Renz from Redmond Oregon for these great projects and ideas!
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