Critiquing Fiction & Non-Fiction Pack!

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These can be challenging lessons, but they are SO worth it!

As a class, we brainstormed, with a lot of guidance, what makes a "great" setting, character, plot, theme, etc.

After recording some ideas on the criteria sheet, groups critiqued a book that had already been read in class, based on the criteria.

They loved being able to pretend to be a book critic and give components of stories "stars" just like movie critics really do!

There are great ways to help kids understand how to critique books, including a CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE CRITIQUING Introductory Actvity!

Included in this Pack:

* Fictional Criteria Page

* Fictional Rating Paper

* Critiquing Fiction & Non-Fiction Anchor Chart Examples

* THREE "Crazy About Critiquing" Graphic Organizers to guide students in finding what they like and don't like about their books and WHY

* Non-Fiction Criteria Page

* Non-Fiction Rating Paper

* Comparing Non-Fiction Texts Organizer

* Chocolate Chip Cookie Critique Instructions

* Chocolate Chip Cookie Critique Criteria/Rating Table & Reflection Page

* Critiquing Character REPORT CARD activity & example anchor chart

* Fictional & Non-Fiction Text Nomination Tickets-these are included so that students' can eventually nominate their favorite fictional/non-fiction text from the entire year! (I like to have a handful of options for them to choose from, and then create a whole "ceremony" similar to an award show like the Oscars! You could even integrate some graphing skills and track how many votes each book received!)

Enjoy!!

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I've made the following revisions to this product:

I've added SIXTEEN pages! I made this product a whole fictional/non-fiction critiquing pack! I'm very excited! Don't forget to download the updated version for FREE!

Thank you again for your purchase!!
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Critiquing Fiction & Non-Fiction Pack!
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Critiquing Fiction & Non-Fiction Pack!
Critiquing Fiction & Non-Fiction Pack!
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