This is an idea I had to make book pitches more fun and accessible for my students. I’m offering it as a free, editable download so you can customize it for your classes.
When I am setting up Literature Circles, I allow students to pitch books they want to be included. They can use this as a format for their book pitches. In my classes, “The Sharks” are usually the members of the lit circles.
Feel free to take the idea and change/expand it as you wish – if I ask my kids to give a “book talk,” usually they get silent and shy. But most of them have seen “Shark Tank,” so they can mimic the style, content & organization of “Shark Tank” pitches; this gives them a place to start.
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