End the year by having your students create reading recommendations for next year's upcoming class!
Great way to end your class reading challenge!
The legacy project is a series of activities that are compiled into a book that is given to the upcoming class. The book can be bound or put in a three-ring binder. It can be housed in the classroom or the school library as a resource.
Reasons to ♥ this resource:
♥ ready to teach -- print and use!
♥ perfect end of year assessment for your students' independent reading
♥ relies on critical thinking, evaluating texts, and formulating opinions
♥ creates a resource for both parents and students that answers the question, "What should I read?"
♥ self-paced -- easy checklist for student use
♥ fun and creative -- perfect way to end the year
Included in this lesson:
* Directions for each activity so students can work independently
* Book Review Directions -- including sample, rubric, and step-by-step instructions.
* Scrapbook page directions and template. Just add a photo!
* Directions and list for recommendations for next year's class
* Book nomination form and ballots
* Signature page for notes of encouragement for next year
* Summer reading list -- have your students plan their summer reading!
* Student checklist
* Teacher checklist
* Full-color and grayscale printing options
* Extension ideas and suggestions for putting together your final Legacy Project book!
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