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Book in a Box Decorate a box to represent the book and fill it with objects that symbolize different aspects of the story (see student handout example below).
Book Timeline Use words and pictures to make a timeline of important events from the book.
Book Mobile Create a mobile using the four story elements (setting, character, plot, theme).
Shoe Box Diorama An oldie, but a goodie, create a diorama of an important scene from the book.
Book Collage Create a collage using pictures that represent different parts of the book.
Movie Poster Pretend the book is going to be made into a movie and create a poster to promote the movie.
Main Character Make a 3-D model of the main character and write an interview with that character.
Setting Make and label a detailed map of an important setting from your book.
Scrapbook Make a scrapbok with items and pictures athat are important to the life of the main character and to the story.
PowerPoint Presentation Create a PowerPoint presentation with slides for the story elements as well as a summary and opinion.
Once your students have completed their projects, be sure to allow them time to share with the class.
This post was inspired by my son's college literature group, who were assigned to dramatize Oedipus Rex and chose to do it with sock puppets.
What is your favorite book project? Please share with a comment.