Create a book report in a bag

Do your students grumble every time you mention the words book reports?

Create a book report in a bag

They worked so hard on these projects, and it definitely paid off. Their final projects were awesome! When the students finished presenting their 10 items inside the bag, we set all the projects up in the nutrition area outside my classroom, and had a gallery walk-through.

This is the first time I've done the gallery walk-through with these projects Next year I'd like to invite a few classrooms to see our fabulousness.

I was so excited about these projects I stayed for a bit after school to get them hung on the bulletin board. I'm just waiting for a few more projects to come in, then I'll hang our learning goal - and I'll be one happy teacher!

As you can see, I've got some Suzanne Collins fans in my class - I had 5 different projects on Katniss but from all three books in the trilogyand 3 different projects on Gregor the Overlander a five book series from Suzanne Collins.

I've never been one for traditional book reports - we usually only do one a year, just to practise the writing form For this project students must illustrate the front cover with a picture of their main character.

I also had them add the title and author of their novels. One of the side panels is for the character's likes and dislikes, and the other panel is for how other characters react to and interact with their main character.

The back panel has the character's growth throughout the novel. Students have to provide supporting evidence and their own thinking for all the panels.

But my favourite part is the inside - students must place 10 objects in the bag that symbolize something important about the character.

Create a book report in a bag

They also present this information to the class - making sure they give a deep explanation about why the object is significant to the character - not just how it is connected to the book. My students had such amazing insights this year You can view it here.

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I also have this assignment included in a larger Characterization bundle which you can view here. And now, if you'll excuse me I must go read. My Fifty Shades trilogy arrived today and I've already started the first book. I'm thinking it's about to get a little hot in here Cheers to the weekend!!!2.

Put into the bag important elements from the story, character, setting & plot. You may use pictures, drawings, words or objects. a. One item that reminds you of the main character b.

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One item that tells or shows where the story takes place c. One item that tells the central message or moral of the book d. BOOK IN A BAG BOOK REPORT A “Book in a Bag” is a book report contained in a brown paper bag. The purpose of the outside of the bag is to interest a classmate to want to read your book.

The inside of your bag should include items that you will be able to use to explain important parts of your book. Pick any book that is a comfortable reading.

Create an ABC book as the book report for a story by using a main idea, character or word about the story beginning with each letter of the alphabet. You could also create a journal or scrapbook as one of the characters to serve as a book report.

Nov 13,  · To create a paper bag book cover, start by cutting a paper bag along one of the side seams and trimming off the flaps that form the bottom of the bag. Next, unfold the bag so it lays flat and fold the top and bottom edges of the paper in so it’s as tall as the book%(93).

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Book Report in a Bag 1. Remember to make sure you have a paper grocery bag. 2. Choose an appropriate fiction chapter book that you haven’t already read.

(One that is not too easy and not too hard for you.) If you aren’t sure whether your book is appropriate, bring it in and show it to your reading teacher. 3. Read the book. Book in a Bag Project- A Great Alternative to a Book Report Wednesday, February 6, Just a note: This post was written when I still had a regular classroom!

Our Book in a Bag Projects were due today and, oh my, look at the table in our room! The bags are all so different and so well done! Splendid work, great books, great time for sharing.

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