Description of the task:
The student is to read a novel on his/her appropriate reading level. Think about three significant events that affected the plot. Find the page in the novel where the event occurred. Write the 2-3 sentences that tell the reader about the event. Then put these sentences in quotes. Finally, write a minimum of three paragraphs (minimum 5 complete sentences per paragraph) that supports your quote with evidence from the text, explanations, interpretations, and/or examples. Each quote must have a minimum of a three paragraph essay. This paper may be typed or neatly hand-written. Use lined paper for hand-written essays.
Goals of the task:
To read a novel on his/her appropriate reading level.
To identify a significant passage that is vital to the plot.
To write an excellent response that is supported with ideas and evidence from the text, explanations, interpretations, or examples.