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Title: Writing A Good Book Review


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Writing A Good Book Review
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What Is A Book Review ?
  • A written opinion of what you think of a certain
    book as well as an accompanying summary

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A Good Book Review . . .
  • Gives a statement telling the genre and what
    types of people would enjoy reading this book.
  • Gives your personal opinions and thoughts about
    the book and relates the book to your personal
    life.
  • Gives a brief summary of what goes on in the book
    but not giving a way the final event ( to do
    this, you usually just say a question such as
    Who will win the vigorous battle between
    ________ and ______? Read the book to find out !
  • Leaves the reader in suspense

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Paragraph 1
  • The first paragraph follows the title and author.
  • In the 1st paragraph, you will need to include
    the genre, and what type of people the book is
    geared towards

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Paragraph 2
  • In the 2nd paragraph you want to include your
    personal opinions about the book and how parts
    relate to your personal life.
  • This paragraph is strictly about you and your
    thoughts, and enjoyments

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HOMEWORK-DAY 1
  • Tonights homework is to write the 1st 2
    paragraphs of a book review on the book you will
    be using for this project.
  • At the end of this part of the unit you will put
    everything together for 1 grade

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Paragraph 3
  • Your 3rd paragraph is the longest of all of your
    paragraphs.
  • You will give a descriptive yet brief summary of
    at least 9 sentences but no more that 15
    sentences.
  • You must go through phases 1 through 3
  • (see next slide)

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Paragraph 3-PLANNER
  • For your summary, you will need to design a
    phases planner

Phase 1 Talk about the main events in the 1st 4th
of your book
Phase 2 Talk about the main events and the
problems that occur during the 1st part of the
middle. Talk about the major problem
Phase 3 Talk about the 3nd half of the middle and
the steps leading up to the solution
Phase 4 You dont talk about this phase in your
paragraph 3 but you must still plan it
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Paragraph 4
  • This is your last required paragraph
  • Talk about the following
  • Author
  • Authors purpose
  • Awards Book Has Received
  • Additional Info About The Book
  • Closing
  • REMEMBER-WHAT EVR YOUR WRITE IN THE LAST
    PARAGRAPH IS WHAT MOST PEOPLE WILL COMMONLY
    REMEMBER.

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HOMEWORK-DAY 2
  • Write a Paragraph 3 4

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PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
  • Now you have a great report to be proud of that
    will count for a major part in your grade
  • I want this typed neatly in a readable font, size
    14 by tomorrow
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