Beyond the Book Report Season 3

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SEASON THREE is the longest season.
There are three sections. The essay and research paper sections took our previously-existing Teaching the Essay and Teaching the Research Paper units (see below), expanded them, and added a video lecture component.

The Essay
– Concepts introduced:
Personal, literary and SAT essays Literary essay paragraph worksheets
– Activity:
Expanded version of our “Teaching the Essay” unit including new video lectures
Three literary essays on short stories
A personal (college entrance) essay
An SAT essay **This is the old SAT Essay format.  The new format is VERY similar to the literary essay we teach.
– Final Product (100 pt total):
Essay on your book
The Oral Book Report
– Concepts introduced:
The DOs and DON’Ts of giving an oral presentation with slides
– Activity:
Watch video lecture on PowerPoint presentations
Find the errors in Mrs. Karl’s presentation  (link to slides; kids watch a video)
– Final Product (100 pt total):
PowerPoint presentation of book

The Research Paper
– Concepts introduced:
How to write a research paper
Each step is broken down Formal outline activity
– Activity:
Expanded version of our “Teaching the Research Paper” unit including video lectures
Students write an informative research paper on a famous author
– Final Product (100 pt total):
An argumentative research paper on the book, defending a thesis

Description

SEASON THREE is the longest season.
There are three sections. The essay and research paper sections took our previously-existing Teaching the Essay and Teaching the Research Paper units (see below), expanded them, and added a video lecture component.

The Essay
– Concepts introduced:
Personal, literary and SAT essays Literary essay paragraph worksheets
– Activity:
Expanded version of our “Teaching the Essay” unit including new video lectures
Three literary essays on short stories
A personal (college entrance) essay
An SAT essay **This is the old SAT Essay format.  The new format is VERY similar to the literary essay we teach.
– Final Product (100 pt total):
Essay on your book
The Oral Book Report
– Concepts introduced:
The DOs and DON’Ts of giving an oral presentation with slides
– Activity:
Watch video lecture on PowerPoint presentations
Find the errors in Mrs. Karl’s presentation  (link to slides; kids watch a video)
– Final Product (100 pt total):
PowerPoint presentation of book

The Research Paper
– Concepts introduced:
How to write a research paper
Each step is broken down Formal outline activity
– Activity:
Expanded version of our “Teaching the Research Paper” unit including video lectures
Students write an informative research paper on a famous author
– Final Product (100 pt total):
An argumentative research paper on the book, defending a thesis

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