Book Talks: Non-fiction Reading Presentation
Content Expectations • Title • Name of book • Author • Genre: you need to come with on your own • 000-009 General information and strange things we wonder about100-199 Thoughts and feelings200-299 Religions, Bible stories, Greek myths300-399 Folklore, holidays, government400-499 Languages: Spanish, French, German, Sign Language500-599 Science: animals, plants, rocks…600-699 Technology: cooking, health, pets, transportation…700-799 Art, music, sports, magic…800-899 Poetry, plays, jokes…900-999 Geography, biography, and history
Expectations: • Setting • Where and when story takes place, can be more than 1 place. • Who is it about or who is involved? • Describe characters part in the book • Not just listing their names • What is the book about? • Don’t give the book away • Persuading others to read
Review • Would you recommend this book to others? • Why, or why not?
Reading Excerpt • Read a short excerpt from the book aloud. • Tell us why you chose to read the excerpt.
Presentation Expectations: • Good posture and Eye Contact • Clarity and volume of voice • Listening to others • Feedback to others
LEXILE Range • You will need to use books that are within your LEXILE. • Where do you find what the LEXILE of your book is? • http://www.lexile.com • Mrs. Shetler will give you your LEXILE from last year, until we find out your fifth grade LEXILE.