“Poster Size” = 36inches X 24inches minimum sized (may be larger)
(*) Denotes that this cannot be done by itself and must be combined with another
(3) Denotes that you must have at least 3 creative portions when using this idea
Tell about your favorite part of the book in your own words.* (cannot be used with #4)
Make a hanging mobile with (10-15) pictures and objects from the book. (1/2 handmade) Explain each object/picture
Make a (poster sized) collage with overlapping pictures/illustrations (at least 10 & at least ½ must be hand-drawn and colored) to illustrate items from the book. Each illustration should be explained how it relates to the book.
Read interesting parts of the book aloud, directly from the book. (do not paraphrase) * (cannot be used w/#1)
Describe what you liked or disliked about some of the characters.* Have these written out; include pictures
Dramatize a short skit of a certain part of the book, including a script and characters (may include classmates!)
Demonstrate something you learned.* A lesson about life, or something you’ve changed since reading the book
Make a peep box (a box where you have to look inside) of the important part. (must be shoebox size or larger)
Paint a mural of the story or parts of it. (must be poster size or larger)
Draw or paint main characters from the book- include their names. (poster size or larger)
Make hand-drawn/colored paper dolls, complete with costumes, of characters in the book. (must be 12”, or larger)
Compare this book with another you have read on a similar subject. *
Produce a “movie” DVD (short film 3-5 min.) of a scene from the book.
Gather a collection of (6-10) objects that represent the book and explain the role each plays in the story.
Put together a 3-D scene about the book. (must be at least 12 inches or larger)
Create a puppet show with stick puppets. (may include classmates- have a script for them!)
Devise a poster to “advertise” the book. (at least 3 of the illustrations must be hand-drawn/colored)
Draw a map showing where the story & settings take place. (poster-size, hand drawn, labeled, and colored)
Tell about the author and/or illustrator. * (have this written out on poster size paper, include a photo)
Tape record and play back a portion of the story.
Make a diorama (lifelike scene in a shoe box- or larger) of an important setting in the book.