This year grades 1 and 3 will be presenting our annual Memorial Day Program on the following dates:
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Thursday, April 6, 2017
Tuesday, April 4, 2017
MOVIE POSTER BOOK REPORT PROJECT
For this book report you will be required to create a movie poster based on the theme of the book you have read. You will be graded on your creativity, attention to detail, as well as the information that you provide. The poster will be presented in class and explained. It should look like a movie poster that you see in the theatres—informative and interesting to the viewer. DUE DATES: ____________ (Poster) ___________(Presentation)
Book is chosen– genre is ―funny fiction,‖ min 120 pages. Approved by _________
Must be created on a large poster board (min 11x16)
Title of novel must be in large writing and should stand out on your movie poster. Must say ―Based on the book by (list the author’s name)‖
Your name will appear on the poster as the director.
A major illustration should be the focus of your poster. It must contain original art to represent the theme of your novel. (Do not copy the book cover or any existing material.)
Two quotes from the critics about the book—can be actual quotes from actual critics (works cited on the back of poster).—check Barnes & Noble at (www.barnesandnoble.com)
List THREE famous movie stars and ―cast‖ them in the main character roles for your ―movie‖. The ―stars‖ of your ―movie‖ should be named and pictured on your poster (you may print or cut out pictures of these actors).
The movie poster must have a catchy line that interests the audience and describes the basic plot/theme of the movie. (For example: Shrek used ―The greatest fairy tale never told‖ and Charlotte’s Web used ―Help is coming from above‖)
You must fill out the Book Report Sheet and turn it in with your poster.
WARNING: If you choose a book that has already been made into a film, DO NOT use anything from the film in your report! All ideas and work must be your own.
Have fun and happy reading!