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Name:_______________________ Date: 1/16/15

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BOOK BROCHURE BOOK PROJECT DIRECTIONS


INFORMATIONAL TEXT
Take a piece of unlined paper (8.5x11 inches) hold it horizontally and fold it in thirds (only
two folds). Follow the directions below specifically:
SIDE ONE:
Columnone:TextFeatures
Howwasthetextlaidout?(Headings,subheadings,graphs,maps,boldwords,italics,
images/captions,etc)
Listwhichtypesoftextfeatureswereinthebookandselectonetorecreateforme
(printout/drawamap/picture,usecontextcluestodefineadifficultvocabulary
word.)
Columntwo:
SomethingabouttheauthorFindoutalittlesomethingabouttheauthor(birth
date,wherehe/shelives,family,otherbooks,awards,etc.)*Thismaybelocatedin
yourbookoryoumayneedtolookitupontheinternet.
OtherBooksYouMightLike
Research5otherbooks/magazinestosuggesttopeoplewhoenjoyedthisbook.
Columnthree:Title,AuthorandPicture
Writethetitle,theauthor,andanillustrationofsomethingimportantfromthebook.
*Makesureyouusesomecolorinyourillustration.Makeitappealingsootherswill
wanttoreadyourbrochure.
AtthebottomofColumn3:Writeyournameandclassperiodatthebottomofthis
column
SIDE TWO:
Columnone:Summary
Summarizethemainideasfromthetextyouread.
Columntwo:Mostinterestingpart
Writeaboutthemostinterestingthingyoulearnedfromreadingthisbookandexplain
whyyoufeltthisway.
Columnthree:Review/Recommendation
Writeashortreviewofthebook(whowouldyourecommendittoandwhatdidyou
thinkofthebook?)

BookBrochureBookProjectInformationalText
Criteria
Useapieceofunlinedpaper8.5x11inches
SIDE1:
Columnone:TextFeatures
Howwasthetextlaidout?(Headings,subheadings,
graphs,maps,boldwords,italics,images/captions,etc)
Listwhichtypesoftextfeatureswereinthebookand
selectonetorecreateforme(printout/drawamap/
picture,usecontextcluestodefineadifficultvocabulary
word.)
Columntwo:(2thingshere)
SomethingabouttheauthorFindoutalittlesomething
abouttheauthor(birthdate,wherehe/shelives,family,
otherbooks,awards,etc.)*Thismaybelocatedinyour
bookoryoumayneedtolookitupontheinternet.
OtherBooksYouMightLike
Research5otherbooks/magazinestosuggesttopeople
whoenjoyedthisbook.
Columnthree:Title,AuthorandPicture
Writethetitle,theauthor,andanillustrationofsomething
importantfromthebook.
**Makesureyouusesomecolorinyourillustration.Make
itappealingsootherswillwanttoreadyourbrochure.
AtthebottomofColumn3:Writeyournameandclass
periodatthebottomofthiscolumn
SIDE2
Columnone:Summary
Summarizethemainideasfromthetextyouread.
Columntwo:Mostinterestingpart
Writeaboutthemostinterestingthingyoulearnedfrom
readingthisbookandexplainwhyyoufeltthisway.
Columnthree:Review/Recommendation
Writeashortreviewofthebook(whowouldyou
recommendittoandwhatdidyouthinkofthebook?)
Turninthispagewithyourbookbrochure.
Afteryouhavecompletedyourbrochure,foldyourpaper
inthirdswiththetitle,author,andillustrationinthefront.
Total:

Possible
Points

10

10
10
10

30
10

10

3
5
100

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Earned