Summer Reading Project - File Folder Book Report - Any Book!

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Help students enhance and retain their reading skills this summer with this super engaging summer reading project! In it, students will read a book and complete a creative and engaging file folder reading project to demonstrate their understanding of the book they read.

In this summer reading project, students will read a book and then create a book report inside a manila folder. Their report will include a plot diagram, character chart, setting profile, theme analysis, personal review and a listing of other books by the same author. For each element of the file folder project students complete guided pre-writes. Then, they write rough drafts for each piece of the project. Finally, after editing and revising their work, students create final copies of each report element and glue them into and onto their folders. The final product is a bold, interactive, and comprehensive book report.

This summer reading project is absolutely turn-key. It has everything so that you can hand over the materials to students and they can easily complete the project independently. There’s detailed resources for teachers, step-by-step instructions for students, and even a grading rubric.


To complete this project students will need to:
• Read a book and complete FIRST DRAFT worksheets on plot, character, setting, theme, personal reflection, other books by the same author, and a cover design.
• Write FINAL COPY worksheets for the plot, character, setting, theme, personal reflection, and other books by the same author.
• Assemble the file folder by cutting up each FINAL COPY worksheet and gluing them into the file folder. In addition, they need to design a front cover.


Common Core Aligned Project:
- RL.1, RL.2, RL.3, RL.6, RL.10
- W.3, W.4, W.5, W.6, W.10
- L.1, L.2, L.3, L.5, L.6


Skills developed in this unit:
- Developing understanding of a variety of genres
- Comprehension and analytic skills
- Plot, setting, character, and theme analysis
- Critical thinking
- Editing and revising written responses to improve content and organization as well as spelling, grammar and punctuation


This detailed project includes:
TEACHER RESOURCES:
• Detailed Teacher Overview
• Implementation Guide for Teachers
• File Folder Book Project Grading Rubric

STUDENT RESOURCES:
• Detailed Review of the Project (About, Evaluation, Critical Elements, Materials)
• Listing of Steps to Complete the Project
• How-To Guide for Assembling the Project (with pictures)
• First Draft Materials (12 Pages): Plot Events and Diagram, Character Chart, Setting Profile, Theme Analysis, Personal Reflection, and Listing of Other Books by the Same Author
• Tips and Tricks for completing the project
• Final Copy Materials – Sized and ready for students to complete and assemble in their file folders.


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Summer Reading Project - File Folder Book Report - Any Book!
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Summer Reading Project - File Folder Book Report - Any Book!
Summer Reading Project - File Folder Book Report - Any Book!
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