Students will pick their own nonfiction book to read for their indepedent reading assignment. They will complete sections of the project before, during, and after they finish reading the book. The project is broken up into sections and is essentially a packet the students must complete. Sections include creating a cover, previewing the text page, graphic organizer (main idea and supporting details), context clues page, facts I learned page, analyzing and learning from organizational features page, identifying author's purpose, rating the book and more. This product also includes a grading rubric chart with points allotted for each section of the packet. If you want your students to delve more deeply inot nonfiction text, this product is perfect!