10 Ready-to-Go Book Report Projects by Rebekah Elmore & Michael Gravois
Everything you need to help students create great book reports-reproducible graphic organizers, rubrics and report templates. A variety of formats to work with many different genres, and help students focus on literary elements such as character, setting, plot-AND keep them interested. For use with Grades 4-8. ISBN0-590-31444-0
Awesome Hands-on Activities for Teaching Literary Elements by Susan Zile
In this unique resource, a teacher shares her hands-on activities for teaching students literary elements. Activities like Setting Pop-ups, Paper-Chain Characters, Plot Mini-Book, and Theme in a Bottle help students "learn by doing." The activities build on students’ multiple intelligences, giving all students a chance to learn information in the way they learn best. Includes reproducible student direction sheets and rubrics. For use with Grades 4-8. ISBN0-439-16355-2
I used both these books when I taught 4th grade and then MS language arts. Great resources! Books are in good shape. My name is on the inside front cover in the upper left corner.