Crouch down behind your Diorama book report directions and describe yourself as the character. Tell what your role is in the book and how you relate to the other character you have made. Create a sculpture of a character. Use any combination of soap, wood, clay, sticks, wire, stones, old toy pieces, or any other object.
An explanation of how this character fits into the book should accompany the sculpture. Interview a character from your book.
However you choose to present your interview is up to you. If you are reading the same book as one or more others are reading, dramatize a scene from the book.
Write a script and have several rehearsals before presenting it to the class. Prepare an oral report of 5 minutes. Give a brief summary of the plot and describe the personality of one of the main characters. Be prepared for questions from the class.
Give a sales talk, pretending the students in the class are clerks in a bookstore and you want them to push this book. Build a miniature stage setting of a scene in the book. Include a written explanation of the scene.
Make several sketches of some of the scenes in the book and label them. Describe the setting of a scene, and then do it in pantomime. Construct puppets and present a show of one or more interesting parts of the book. Dress as one of the characters and act out a characterization.
Imagine that you are the author of the book you have just read. Suddenly the book becomes a best seller. Write a letter to a movie producer trying to get that person interested in making your book into a movie. Explain why the story, characters, conflicts, etc.
Suggest a filming location and the actors to play the various roles.
Write a book review as it would be done for a newspaper. Be sure you read a few before writing your own. Construct a diorama three-dimensional scene which includes models of people, buildings, plants, and animals of one of the main events of the book. Include a written description of the scene.
Write a feature article with a headline that tells the story of the book as it might be found on the front page of a newspaper in the town where the story takes place. This must be done in the correct letter format. Read the same book as one of your friends. You can even have audience participation!Submitted by TeacherTeacher contributor Kim Robb of Summerland, BC.
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