2 What Is A Book Review ?A written opinion of what you think of a certain book as well as an accompanying summary
3 A Good Book Review . . .Gives a statement telling the genre and what types of people would enjoy reading this book.Gives your personal opinions and thoughts about the book and relates the book to your personal life.Gives a brief summary of what goes on in the book but not giving a way the final event ( to do this, you usually just say a question such as “Who will win the vigorous battle between ________ and ______? Read the book to find out !Leaves the reader in suspense
4 Paragraph 1 The first paragraph follows the title and author. In the 1st paragraph, you will need to include the genre, and what type of people the book is geared towards
5 Paragraph 2In the 2nd paragraph you want to include your personal opinions about the book and how parts relate to your personal life.This paragraph is strictly about you and your thoughts, and enjoyments
6 HOMEWORK-DAY 1Tonight’s homework is to write the 1st 2 paragraphs of a book review on the book you will be using for this project.At the end of this part of the unit you will put everything together for 1 grade
7 Paragraph 3Your 3rd paragraph is the longest of all of your paragraphs.You will give a descriptive yet brief summary of at least 9 sentences but no more that 15 sentences.You must go through phases 1 through 3(see next slide)
8 Talk about the main events in the 1st 4th of your book Paragraph 3-PLANNERFor your summary, you will need to design a phases plannerPhase 1Talk about the main events in the 1st 4th of your bookPhase 2Talk about the main events and the problems that occur during the 1st part of the middle. Talk about the major problemPhase 3Talk about the 3nd half of the middle and the steps leading up to the solutionPhase 4You don’t talk about this phase in your paragraph 3 but you must still plan it
9 Paragraph 4 This is your last required paragraph Talk about the following;AuthorAuthor’s purposeAwards Book Has ReceivedAdditional Info About The BookClosingREMEMBER-WHAT EVR YOUR WRITE IN THE LAST PARAGRAPH IS WHAT MOST PEOPLE WILL COMMONLY REMEMBER.
11 PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER Now you have a great report to be proud of that will count for a major part in your gradeI want this typed neatly in a readable font, size 14 by tomorrow
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