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Book Exhibit
FIND A GREAT BOOK

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POSTER INSTRUCTIONS:
If you are creative and can draw, we have a poster project for you instead of the exhibit.  You can create a poster with hand-drawn graphics. 

The poster must have:
-Title of the book in large letters
-Author’s name
-A well-written summary without revealing the ending.
-Hand-drawn artwork.
-A separate book report essay.

 

Book Report Essay instructions:

The essay is not additional work, but it is exactly what you will be writing on your board.  It is required.  You will get feedback and make finishing touches to your writing pieces that before adding it your board. Essays must be typed, double-spaced, using a 14 point Times New Roman, Calibri, Arial or any other legible font. Once approved, change the font to fit the board requirement.

SUMMARY:  Write an enticing summary like you would find in the back of a book jacket.  Do not begin with, “This book is about…”  Use active verbs more than passive verbs (is, was, are…)  Do not spoil the book for someone by including the ending.

POINT  OF VIEW - “The author (name write in the (1st person, 2nd person or 3rd person” ?   (choose one)Quote an example from the book.

SETTING - Describe, in detail, the where and when of the story.  Use vivid language. Use a thesaurus.  You can find one on the Merriam-Webster Dictionary on the library website.

CHARACTER ANALYSIS - Identify and describe the dynamic and static characters.  Who are the protagonist and antagonist?  Who is your favorite character and why?

THEME - Identify the main theme of the story.  What is it and why is it important to the story?

CLIMAX - Explain

REVIEW FROM NOVELIST - Using Novelist  (click on the link says "Find a Great Book") in EBSCO, look up your book Copy and paste a review from Booklist, Library Journal or any literary review of the book. Identify the lexile and reading level of the book.  What is your review?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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