A book commercial is a 1-2 minute student written and filmed video advertisement for a novel.
Book commercials are a wonderful addition to any reading program. The best reason to incorporate them is because they encourage students to read!
Book commercials provide a platform in which to discuss and share literature as a whole class. This activity integrates technology, writing, oral speaking and presentation skills. Students must analyze a literary work, summarize, identify various literary elements, and incorporate proper written conventions.
This 9 page resources includes:
-Introduction & Getting Started page
-Teacher Recording Sheet
-Book Commercial Elements (Student Handout)
-Teacher Handout Notes
-Peer Feedback Information Page
-Grading Rubric form