•  Independent reading Requirement 
     
     

     

    1. You will submit a three-part document (may be longer). Please email, if possible. Type this in your         subject line:

                                  Name, IR # ___, Period ___

     

    2. Page #1: Plot summary

                                   WRITE A SUMMARY IN PARAGRAPH FORM (INTRO-BODY-CONCLUSION).

    3. Page #2: Analysis of a main character (protagonist or antagonist).

                             WRITE AN ANALYSIS IN PARAGRAPH FORM (INTRO-BODY-CONCLUSION).

     
                         To write a complete analysis of character, be sure to consider: (do not create a "worksheet" to submit. Write paragraphs in which you consider the characterization techniques below)

     

    •          Words

    •          Actions

    •          Appearance

    •          Thoughts

    •          Effects on other people

    •          Direct characterization

     

    4. Page #3: Personal response

                WRITE A RESPONSE IN PARAGRAPH FORM (INTRO-BODY-CONCLUSION). Please do not attempt to answer each question as you respond. Try to consider them in your response.
               

    • This is the page where you get to share your opinion and how you were able to relate to the text. I want to know how you liked the book and why. Below are some things to consider, but you do not have to write about each (or any), specifically.
     
     
    • Four ways to relate to a book (text) are:

     

                A. Text to self: How does the text relate to me?

     

                B. Text to text: How is this text similar to other texts?

     

                C. Text to World: Why does it matter for people to read this text?

     

                D Text to itself: What are the distinguishing features of this text?

     

    Formatting Directions: Type in Microsoft Word or Google Docs

     

     

    • Font: Size 12, Times New Roman
    • Spacing: single-spaced
    • Word count: Minimum 250 words per page.  INDICATE THE NUMBER OF WORDS you typed for EACH SECTION

     


     

     

     

     
Last Modified on January 8, 2016