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Task Cards Print these slides to have 8.5 by 11 task cards to display at the workstation. Page protectors will keep them clean and allow you to change them and rearrange them without using tape and tearing the signs. Download them in Microsoft Word.
Students will visit the classroom workstation to complete technology related activities that demonstrate their comprehension of the novels and stories from basal reader stories. These anchor activities will be available to students in the form of a menu or task cards. The teacher will assign the number of activities and deadlines.
Using the SOUND RECORDER. Pretend you are a character in the story. Write two journal or diary entries that the character would have written. The first entry should be centered around an important even that took place at the beginning of the story. The second one should be one that the character would write at the end of the story or even after the story is over. These entries should reveal major events in the story, information about the characters personality, and information about the characters feelings towards events and other characters in the story. Record the file and save it according to your teacher's instructions. 1
POETRY TASK Write and illustrate a poem about the story. Place the text of your poem on a PowerPoint slide with a preset color scheme for the background. Include 1-3 items from the clip art gallery on your slide that supports the theme of your poem. 2
BOOK Advertisement Create a flyer in Word or Publisher advertising a book you recently finished and scored 85 or better on the AR test. Keep in mind that you are trying to encourage your peers to read this book. Make your advertisement colorful and interesting by adding clip art and at least one form of word art and one auto shape. 3 BOOK Advertisement
Use Word to write a letter ---to a friend, classmate, or parent--about your book. In this letter you will share your reaction to the book and your opinion of the book. You must use the correct friendly letter format to complete this task. 4 Friendly Letter
Draw a picture of your favorite part of the book. Scan it and insert it into a Word document or onto a PowerPoint slide. Type a paragraph (or detailed caption) that explains the picture. 5 My favorite part of the story
Create a crossword puzzle or a word search puzzle using at least 15 vocabulary words from the story. Attach a neat list of the words and their definitions (please mention the part of speech) along with the answer key. CROSSWORD PUZZLE MAKER CROSSWORD PUZZLE MAKER Record a definition that demonstrates how the word is related to the story. 6 Increasing Vocabulary http://www.theteacherscorner.net/printable-worksheets/make-your-own/crossword/crossword-puzzle-maker.php
Identifying Major Events Draw three pictures related to major events in the story - beginning, middle, & end. A typed or neatly written paragraph that gives an explanation should accompany each picture. The pictures should be labeled to determine the sequential order. POWERPOINT option: Use PowerPoint to complete this activity using clip art or your own images scanned. 7
Redesign the jacket (front and back covers) of your novel. Include the usual front cover information such as title and author. Include a paragraph sharing your reaction to and opinion of the book on the back cover. * You can use Word or Microsoft Publisher to create this item. OR You can create it on paper, then scan the item you made. Redesign the Jacket 8
Use construction paper to make a bookmark that illustrates an important event in the story or your favorite part of the story. On the back of your bookmark, list 5 adjectives that you would use to describe the story. Scan the front and back of your bookmark to create a digital image. Create a Bookmark 9