Book Projects for Independent Reading Distance Learning Friendly

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Do you want to keep student actively engaged in the classroom?

This Book Projects product will help students to develop independence when responding to books.

Book projects are a way to represent thinking before, during and after reading a text. This project will demonstrate and represent the kinds of thinking the student did while reading and provide relevant examples and items to reflect how the reader’s thinking changed.

Students have done much reading and responding to texts within discussions, small groups, conferences and within the reader’s notebook. Students have learned to monitor their own comprehension while reading. They’ve made connections and predictions while creating mental images about the text read. They’ve also learned to dig deeper into the text to make relevant inferences and draw important conclusions. Students have questioned texts and determined the most key details. Through all this reading comprehension work, readers have developed the reading comprehension strategy of synthesis because as they read, they gain more details; therefore, t thinking about the text grows and changes.

Included in this product are:

Guidelines for the project

A Suggested Schedule/Outline of Book Project details

Book Project Checklist

Book Project Rubric

Project Process and Planning Page

Self and Peer Analysis Tool

Oral Presentation Rubric

Grading Sheet

This product is also part of my Reading Workshop Curriculum Bundle.

You might also be interested in these other Reading Units of Study...

· Launching Readers' Workshop

· Introducing the Inquiry Process

· Monitoring Comprehension

· Following Characters Through a Fiction Story

· Reading Informational Text

· Inferring for Understanding

· Poetry--It's More Than Rhyme Schemes and Stanzas

· Synthesizing Text for a Deeper Understanding

· Book Projects--Fostering Student Independence

· Reading Test Preparation

As always, if you plan to share this product with other education professionals, additional licenses MUST be purchased for each individual using the product. Additional licenses are available for purchase on this product page.

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Total Pages
15 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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