Book cover Essay Topics

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… View Article

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… View Article

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… View Article

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… View Article

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;… View Article