Book Tasting Activities

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This was used In My classroom Transformation when I taught genre....Genre....over all the parts of it.ill recommend it to other teachers
A great way to introduce students to new books. It is also a fun activity to use during Read Across America Week.
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Make your library the center of your school with a Book Tasting event! Expose students to new titles that just came in or help them look at books they may have overlooked in the past. These Book Tasting activities will engage your students - they'll have fun choosing new titles for future reading!

Put on your apron, and have some fun with your students as they sample the delicious new titles in your library!

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Included in this fun low-prep kit:

  • Tips and suggestions for hosting a Book Tasting in your library
  • Foldable activity booklets for grades 2-5
  • Tri-fold "menu" for your older students to record more "tastes"
  • Bookmarks to send home
  • Tips for doing a Book Tasting with K-1st grade students
  • Table signs for Everybody, Fiction, Nonfiction, Biography, and Graphic Novels
  • Genre table signs for Mystery, Humor, Poetry, Historical Fiction, and Realistic Fiction
  • Blank table signs for your own categories
  • Posters for advertising your Book Tasting

Check out this blog post to learn about how I organize a book tasting event in my library!


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