Write a diary as the main character would write it to explain the events of the story. Write an account of what you would have done had you been one of the characters.
Design a greeting card to go along with your gift. Be Book Report Pen Pals and share book reports with children in another school.
Why did the author choose to have the action take place here? Construct a diorama three-dimensional scene which includes models of people, buildings, plants, and animals of one of the main events of the book. Choose a job for one of the characters in the book and write letter of application.
Be sure that the vocabulary you use is appropriate for that age group. Find a song or a poem that relates to the theme of your book.
Do the Diorama book report directions activity, but find a buddy to help you. Tell why you chose each one. Pretend that you are going to join the characters in the story. If something different had happened then, how would it have affected the outcome?
Include a one paragraph explanation as to how it applies to your book not in the paper itself—on your "title page.
Write the pros and cons opinion of a book after careful study. Make several sketches of some of the scenes in the book and label them. Keep a reading journal and record your thoughts at the end of each period of reading. Make a dictionary containing 20 or more difficult words from the book.
If the story of your book takes place in another country, prepare a travel brochure using pictures you have found or drawn.
Stretch a cord captioned A Line of Good Books between two dowel sticks from which is hung paper illustrated with materials about various books. Organize your best points into an introduction to present to the class. Compare this book with another you have read on a similar subject.
Use pictures and words cut from magazines in your collage. Tape record a summary and play it back for the class.
After reading a book of history or historical fiction, make an illustrated timeline showing events of the story and draw a map showing the location s where the story took place. Your game must include the following: Write a paragraph that explains the importance of each event indicated on the your map.
Preparing a book review to present to a class at a lower level is an excellent experience in story- telling and gives children an understanding of how real authors must work to prepare books for children.
Write the plot of the story as if it were a story on the evening news Make a gravestone for one of the characters. Write the plot and about 4 or 5 characters in this new book.
Make a Venn diagram on the ways you are like and unlike one of the characters in your story. What things will you need to pack?Also, be sure to follow my Kirsten:Pioneer America & Kirsten’s Christmas Pinterest Pages (and all my American Girl Pages on Pinterest if you’d like 😀) for TONS of additional ideas!
(I usually pin to these boards at least several times a week!) *Week 1: * American Girl Kirsten Series, Book 1, “Meet Kirsten” (There are 6 books in this series, so you.
The art of diorama making in miniature is beautifully explained in this really magnificent book. Ray Anderson specialises in box dioramas (shadowboxes) and he shares his mastery of the genre here.
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