Famous Fiction Author Research Template in French for Informational Writing with rubrics (in English) for oral presentations:
Use this blank French graphic organizer to guide students in compiling key facts about a famous fiction author. The report also requires students to summarize a book they have read by the author.
This template allows you to assess research, writing and oral skills as students:
-record researched information
-write a first draft to submit for assessment
-write a good copy on a second template or use the template as a springboard for creating a poster or for using technology to showcase their findings
-deliver findings in an oral presentation
Optional: Create a cross-curricular literary link to your geography unit, by specifying the author must be from your own country.
2 rubrics included:
-Rubric for oral presentation of researched information with read aloud of a selection of the book. Depending on the length of the book, it typically takes 8-10 minutes to present, read a selection (or an entire picture book) and answer a few follow-up questions
-Rubric for oral presentation of researched information (without the read aloud option). Typically takes 3-5 minutes to present and answer a few follow-up questions
3 pages in PDF format that easily lends itself to enlargement, depending on the scope of your project.
Suitable for elementary French Immersion students in Grades 3-6 and intermediate or advanced Core French students.