Tuesday, October 5, 2010

homework this week

Homework for the rest of the week is to prep Book Talk, which is due on Thursday.  A Book Talk is a one to two minute oral presentation (notes or notecards okay) with a visual component.  The presentation is on the book students read for their independent reading project.  The Book Talk must cover the following aspects of the book:

  • Title and author
  • Setting
  • Basic Plot (beginning, middle, end)
  • Theme
  • Conflict
  • Characters