Book Report - Brown Bag Backpack Project (Any Fiction Book)

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Book reports with a crafty twist. Book reports are a great tool to ensuring your students are reading and comprehending the text.This is a three-part project. Read a STUDENT SELECTED fiction book. Then, write a booklet using the topics that YOU choose. The last step is to create a brown bag backpack that is filled with household objects that represent the themes, main ideas and events. An oral presentation rubric is included for use.

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How It Works! Each student will select and read a fiction book. After reading, the student will create, write and develop a three-part project.

Book Selection: Choose a grade level, appropriate fiction book. Book will need to be approved prior to starting the project.

Reading Completion: Book needs to be read in order to start working on project.

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Brown Bag Backpack: Using the instruction sheet, construct the art/craft project based on the guidelines.

Booklet Completion: Using the attached template, create a booklet. The booklet needs to be completed after assembly. Booklet will be placed in “brown bag” backpack. Booklet is due with the back pack.

Backpack Fillers: Select 3-5 household objects to fill the backpack. These objects will need to represent main ideas, themes or events from the book. Due with backpack.

Oral Presentation/Discussion: Provide a brief summary of book and explain the objects that were chosen to be included.

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Things that make teaching easier
• Teacher Overview - Reading and writing standards covered in this project.
• Project Elements - Each of the three requirements is outlined.
• Rubrics - Writing, art and oral presentation or discussion.
• Student project tracking grid.

Guidelines, Instructions, and Expectations
• Information Sheet on requirements for entire project.
• Guidelines for book selection and recommendations.
• Procedural guide for backpack assembly.
• Tips and tricks for getting best aesthetic results.
• Procedural guide for booklet assembly with pictures.
• Tips and tricks for getting best results for booklet writing/text.
• Procedural guide to selecting representative objects.
• Tips, strategies and suggestions for backpack fillers.

Backpack Template and Instructions
• Procedural guide and instructions.
• Visual guidance on individual elements included.

Booklet Template and Instructions
• Booklets are 1/2 sheet of copy paper when finished.
• Front and back covers included.
• Select topics - mix and match to meet your needs.
• Extra writing space can be copied on back side, if desired.
• “Notetaker” cover is included, if notes are also to be submitted.
• Literary terms are defined on a single page.

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Book Report -  Brown Bag Backpack Project (Any Fiction Book)
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Book Report -  Brown Bag Backpack Project (Any Fiction Book)
Book Report -  Brown Bag Backpack Project (Any Fiction Book)
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