As well as reading a class novel, students also read individually.
the students have the opportunity to share one of these books with the
rest of the class. There are many book sharing options and here are
just a few:
- writing a book report
a new book cover
- performing a skit or play
- doing a study of the author
- writing a sequel or prequel
a letter to the author
a model based on the book
a game board based on the book
- writing a different ending to the book
- writing a newspaper review about the book
a diorama of a scene from the book
- preparing a series of illustrations from the story
- describing characters from the book, or dressing up as one
- drawing a map to show where the events of the novel took place
- transporting a character into a new situation
puppets of the main characters and giving a short puppet show
Several students in the class have been involved in book sharing
as you can see from the projects listed below:
Book Covers & Letters Hanae made a
book cover for Justin Morgan Had A Horse by Marguerite
Henry. Akie made a
book cover for Stop that Eyeball by Gary Hogg. Niharica
a new book cover for the book The Witches by Roald Dahl.
Becky designed a
book cover for How I survived being a girl by Wendelin van
Draanen and Erol designed another
book cover for A Light in the Attic by Shel Silverstein.
Abhishek made an
illustration based on the book A Children's Homer by Padraic
Colum. Both Morgan and Akie wrote
letters to some of their favorite authors.
Books by Sheila McCullagh. Olga and Nora made murals
based on the book Tim and Tobias by Sheila McCullagh, Masato
mural of the book The Key and Korehito made a
model based on the book The Blue Pirate Sails and by the
same author. Masato made a
mobile based on Sheila McCullagh's book The Stump People.
Korehito designed a new book
cover for Tim Meets Captain Jory and Masato built a
diorama for On the Night of the Full Moon.
R.L. Stine's Books. Erol and Gregory made game
boards based on the book Say Cheese and Die by R.L. Stine
and Kristian made a
game board for the book Ghost Camp by the same author.
Kristian made a
new cover for the R.L. Stine's book Ga Niet Naar de Kelder
out of the Kippenvel series (The Dutch version of Goosebumps).
Gregory also made a
new book cover based on the book The Haunted Mask by R.L.
The works of Enid Blyton. Niharica made a
diorama for The Adventures of the Wishing Chair by Enid
Blyton and Abhishek wrote a
letter to Enid Blyton based on her reading of Five go to
Smugllers Top. Nora made a
board game based on the book Viisikko Joutuu Ansaan by Enid
Blyton (the Finnish version of Five Fall Into Adventure.
Board Games & Puppet Shows.Morgan has made a
game board based on the book Super Fudge by Judy Blume and
Arnaud has made a
game board for the book Soccer at Sandford by Rod Childs.
Olga made a
game board based on The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo.
(This author actually visited our school recently and she bought a
signed book from the author.) Abhishek made a
game board (out of an old ironing board) based on the book Winnie
The Pooh by A. A. Milne. Niharica, Akie and Hanae wrote and
puppet show based on the book Esio Trot also by Roald Dahl.
Murals, Models and Dioramas.Hanae made a
mural based on The Double Life of Pocahontas by Jean Fritz.
Akie made a
diorama of the book The Valentine that ate my Teacher by
Dean Marney. Becky made a
mural based on the book Number the Stars by Lois Lowry.
Hanae constructed a diorama< of the novel The River by Gary
Paulsen. Olga made a
model for her book called You have to understand Cats by
We hope you enjoy our bookshare projects :-)))