This 11 page Independent Reading Assignment is to be used side by side with a student's independent reading book. The genre writing book review assignment explores ALL genres and asks students to think about what devices an author uses to showcase the specific genre of the book they have read.
Then, students will write a book review describing the plot, and students' job is to be critical of their book and dissect it so that future readers will use student opinion to help them decide whether they want to read that type of book or not.
The product includes:
Teacher and Student Copy (Teacher copy graphic organizer is completely filled, while student copy is partially filled for note taking)
Notes on all types of genres (fiction and nonfiction)
Writing Assignment with step by step breakdown of how to write the review
Book Review Template
Guided notes to use while reading which ask student to write down:
Character, setting, theme, plot summary, and more...