BOOK TALKS: INDEPENDENT READING ASSIGNMENT

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Bring book talks into your classroom with this ready-to-use resource! Book talks are an excellent way to assess your students' independent reading, while also bringing in new novel recommendations for other students in the class. 

Rather than a novel analysis or review, book talks are short speeches that are given with the intent to convince someone to read a novel. This resource includes absolutely everything you need to implement this assignment in your class.

 

INCLUDED IN YOUR PURCHASE

• A 14 slide Powerpoint presentation that discusses the following: What is a book talk? What is the purpose of a book talk? How to write a book talk. How to deliver a book talk.

• A student handout with all of the important information they will need to write their book talk

• A graphic organizer for students to do pre-writing 

• A student checklist that they can use to make sure they have included all the important components of a book talk.

• An easy-to-use teacher rubric that makes marking a breeze!

All handouts are both in color and black and white for easy printing.

 

WHAT TEACHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT THIS RESOURCE 

♥ I love all of your materials! Everything is so organized and easy to understand. This will make independent reports a breeze. 

♥ Your products make me look GOOOOD in the classroom. Thank you, again, for your hard work and impressive graphics. 

♥ Awesome product! The handout for students is well organized into manageable sections for student preparation. Thank you! 

♥ I used this with my 7th and 8th graders. PERFECT! I loved this product and project, and my students did too! Will definitely use this for years to come.

  

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