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Book and Grade Level

Tuesday: Hats ON for Reading – Wear your favorite hat to show your reading spirit. Wednesday: Reading Takes You Places – Dress like a Tourist. “Name that Book Trivia” – Every hour an excerpt from a book will be read over the intercom and classrooms will have the opportunity to guess the book. Thursday: Reading BRIGHTENS your World – Dress in bright colors. Friday: Wear your shades for SURFF day – Silent, Uninterrupted Reading For Fun! Each grade level will determine how they choose to participate in Literacy Week. Here are some suggestions; of course your grade level team can come up with your own ideas: * Decorate the outside of your door with your favorite book or literary characters….

Teaching Suggestions the Book Thief

•Book covers Students talk about their expectations by looking at the title and the various book covers. Suggestion: one cover per group, then exchange with other groups. •Prologue activity Hand out prologue without title, read in class (together or silently), students invent their own title, discuss questions: – Who’s telling the story? – What do you expect from a book which has Death as a narrator? – What’s with the colours? – Who is the book thief? •Titles of chapters Look at chapter titles of Part One, anticipate content by writing short story using the words from the titles. While-Reading (Portfolio) •Dictionary of terms Students keep a vocabulary log. Different ways of recording vocabulary should be treated beforehand. •Character mind…

Descriptive- the Book I Want

There are moments during the day when there is just too much noise. White noise hisses from the television in the corner. The high pitch buzz of rock music blares from earbuds implanted into the ears of someone nearby. Even the insistent clickity-clack of fingers across a computer keyboard seem to add to the flurry of traffic already flushed into my mind, via my overwhelmed ears. For me, there is one moment in my day that quiet is treasured. When I can no longer take it, I escape to a brick and mortar bookstore and treat myself to a hardback book. When I walk in, I am always taken aback by the towering displays of tomes; the precariously perched novels…

Anatomy of a Picture Book

Format/Size •Rectangular—This is the shape of most books •Horizontal—Often used to in stories about journeys •Vertical—May be used for “larger than life” characters oCohn, Amy L. Abraham Lincoln. oIsaacs, Anne. Swamp Angel. •Cutout forms—cutout in the form of buildings, animals, etc. Book Jacket/Dust Jacket •Think of a book jacket as a small poster wrapped around the book with flaps on the front and back. oOriginally used to keep books from being soiled oNow used to be eye-catching, to encourage you to pick up the book. •Should be appealing from a reasonable distance through its form and color •Provides important information about the book oTitle oAuthor oIllustrator oShould predict the contents of the book oShould convey the age group for the book…

Books And Reading

Topical Vocabulary 1. Categorisation: Children’s and adult’s books; travel books and biography; romantic and historical novels; thrillers; detective stories; science fiction/fantasy; non-fiction; pulp fiction. absorbing; adult; amusing; controversial; dense; depressing; delightful; dirty; disturbing; dull; fascinating; gripping; moralistic; obscene; outrageous; profound; whimsical; unputdownable. 2. Books and their parts: paperback and hardback; binding; cover; jacket; title; epigraph; preface; the contents list; fly leaf; bookplate; blurb; a beautifully printed book; a tome bound in leather; a book with dense print/ with loose pages. 3. Reading habits: to form a reading habit early in life; to read silently/incessantly/avidly/voratiously; to read curled up in chair; to read a child/oneself to sleep; to be lost/absorbed in a book; to devour books; to dip into/glance over/pore over/thumb…