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Book Reviews, Annotation, and Web Technology
|Grades||6 – 8|
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|Estimated Time||Six 50-minute sessions|
Yankton, South Dakota
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
Assorted books for literature circles (to be read and discussed before this project)
Grades 6 – 12 | Student Interactive | Inquiry & Analysis
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.
- Warriors Don't Cry: Sample Review 1
- Warriors Don't Cry Book Review: Sample Review 2
- Writing Book Reviews
- Write a Book Review with Rodman Philbrick
- Critical Reading: Annotating
- 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.