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Book Reviews, Annotation, and Web Technology

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Book Reviews, Annotation, and Web Technology

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Unit
Estimated Time Six 50-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Patricia Schulze

Yankton, South Dakota

Publisher

National Council of Teachers of English

 

Materials and Technology

Student Interactives

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Preparation

 

MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

Assorted books for literature circles (to be read and discussed before this project)

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Literary Elements Map

Grades   6 – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Inquiry & Analysis

Literary Elements Map

Students can map out the key literary elements of character, setting, conflict, and resolution as prewriting for their own fiction or as analysis of a text by another author in this secondary-level interactive.

 

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PRINTOUTS

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WEBSITES

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PREPARATION

  • Prepare mini-lessons to review the elements of fiction and on the differences between book reviews and book reports.

  • Test the Story Map student interactive on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.

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