Sunday, April 22, 2018

MCAS THIS WEEK

Our ELA MCAS is Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27.  I would like to thank the volunteers who offered to donate snacks to our class.  Thanks for your support.  We are ready to rock the test!


Thursday, April 5, 2018

April Movie Book Report Directions

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: 4/30/18 (Poster)
Project Requirements:
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.

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