Book Tasting: Introduce Your Students to New Books and Genres

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Joanne Miller
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Do you want to introduce your students to new genres or new choices of books? Hold a BOOK TASTING in your classroom! This event will get your students motivated and excited about reading! Hold this event 2-3 times a year in your classroom and/or make it an evening event for parents to "sample" new books with their children.

Resource includes:

  • book tasting menu
  • place mats
  • reflection napkins
  • bookmarks
  • previewing a book sign
  • genre signs with definitions
  • genre bookmarks with definitions
  • event signs, table signs
  • name tents
  • reservation list
  • invitations
  • banner
  • cupcake toppers
  • door hangers
  • teacher directions setting the stage tips
  • five pages of photos in action

Several of the resources include two printing options.

**Digital version of Book Tasting using Google Slides ™ now included!

Genres included: fiction, non-fiction, realistic fiction, mystery, fantasy, historical fiction, fairy tales, informational, science fiction, traditional literature, poetry, humor, adventure, narrative non-fiction, autobiography, and biography. I've also included two types of books you may want to get your readers hooked on: graphic novels, picture books, and books in a series.

This classroom transformation will introduce your students to new genres and book choices in a fun, creative way for you and your students. The café style setting is the perfect opportunity to teach genres and give different books a chance to be read by students.

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