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A model based on The Torch Runner, by Dina Anastasio, headlines a two-page worksheet focused on writing a synopsis. Class members located the title of the book, the main idea, and the conclusion of the synopsis on the model, and then use the provided graphic organizer to craft one of their own. Consider including additional instruction on how to write a summary.
Eighth graders examine, brainstorm, cluster, and skim how to use a variety of information resources to assist them in projects or reports. In addition, places to find those information resources as well as the parts of a book is covered in detail: library, encyclopedia, newspaper, almanac, Internet, etc.
Read and discuss a variety of books by different authors and have your class create their own book. They will identify the different parts of a book, then using a story they have already written, they enter their story and information into a story template, dedication page template, and author biography page template.
For this spelling word worksheet, students practice reading and writing a list of spelling words which include words relating to the parts of a book such as prefix, appendix, index, contents, and bibliography. They use the word in the work bank to complete a crossword puzzles using the hints for the across and down boxes.
It's a fact: kids love bugs! With this lesson plan, young learners explore reading informational texts and conducting research while learning about their favorite insects. Spark learners' interest by reading a book about one kind of bug and having them record as much information as the can as you read. After sharing this with the class, let each learner pick their favorite bug to research and present on. Note: There are no suggested websites or scaffolding materials included in this resource.
Give your book report that extra pizzaz by typing it! After kids write a book report by hand, have them publish a final copy of a book report using word processing software. They view the How To Write a Book Report website, follow step-by-step directions to type in their book report, and publish a final copy.