Presentation on theme: "A Tale Dark & Grimm by Adam Gidwitz ‘Trojans Read’ Book Club October 2011 Fairy Tales, Fables, and Oral Tradition."— Presentation transcript:
A Tale Dark & Grimm by Adam Gidwitz ‘Trojans Read’ Book Club October 2011 Fairy Tales, Fables, and Oral Tradition
TROJANS READ Meet in the library at lunch on: October 4 th ~ Discuss pgs. 1-50 October 11 th ~ Discuss pgs. 53-114 October 18 th ~ Discuss pgs. 115-182 October 25 th ~ Discuss pgs. 183-256 Not for the faint of heart…
October 4 th, 2011 Students discuss the tradition of oral storytelling. Each student received a goodie bag full of bookmarks, pencils, candy, and coupons for Books a Million…don’t forget the Halloween cookies…
October 11 th, 2011 Students discuss descriptive story telling. Sign In Sheet Student led activity Students use adjective words and phrases to describe today’s reading.
October 18 th, 2011 “ Bring a Friend Day” Students were divided into groups of four and given a passage to interpret.
October 25 th, 2011 Students discussed literary reference. During our last meeting students who attended all four sessions were entered into a drawing for a free book and a free movie pass. B Lunch A Lunch
A Lunch Statistics Average 13 students per meeting and 2 teachers. Bring a friend day: 21 students B Lunch Statistics Average 14 students per meeting and 3 teachers. Bring a friend day: 23 students
Was the tale dark and grimm? Rate the book (A Tale Dark and Grimm): 1 fantastic 2 3 4 5 grimm Would you recommend the title A Tale Dark and Grimm to a friend? YesNo Was this title a departure from your normal reading repertoire? YesNo Suggest three future programs for the HSHS Library Media Center: 1._____________________________________ 2._____________________________________ 3._____________________________________ Tell me one thing you learned during the October Trojans Read meetings? _______________________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________________ The best aspect of the October Trojans Read was:_______________________________________________________________________ The least appealing part of the October Trojans Read was: _______________________________________________________________________ Are you interested in preregistering for Trojans Read: Let the Games Begin? Yes No
Survey Results 19 Students were surveyed. 10 Students Rated the books as 1 fantastic. 3 Students Rated the book as a 2. 2 Students Rated the books as a 3. 4 Students Rated the book as a 4. 0 Students Rated the book as a 5. 18 Students said that they would recommend the title to a friend. 1 Student said they would not recommend the title to a friend. 9 Students said that this was a book they would not have normally chosen. 10 Students said this was the type of book they liked to read. Suggestions for future programming include: more book clubs, tie-dye t-shirts, crafts, pictures, cake decorating, scrapbooking, field trips, painting, sewing, poetry, dancing, how to make jewelry, House of Night club, Haiku’s, Eragon, eating contest, rock band contest, golf tournament…
References Gidwitz, Adam, Jacob Grimm, and Wilhelm Grimm. A Tale Dark and Grimm. New York: Dutton, 2010. Print. Trojans Read Book Club, HSHS Library Media Center. Personal Photograph by Nikki Aitken. 2011.