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Analytical Grammar - Beyond the Book Report, Essay, Research Paper (Taylor- 8th grade)
Go Beyond the Book Report - Seventh Grade Student Examples, Rubrics, and Student forms that support the Key Ideas and Details strand of Common Core! $
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Beyond the Book Report is our middle/early high school language arts curriculum. Middle school is a special time. These kids are not just short high schoolers or tall elementary students. This is the time to cover all those skills and knowledge items and get your student prepared for high school literature and writing. Analytical Grammar - Beyond the Book Report, Essay, Research Paper (Taylor- 8th grade)Seventh Grade Common Core Aligned Beyond the Book Report - Activities to support Common Core Instruction - Seventh Grade $
Beyond Book Reports
3 In-service Credits/ 45 hours Instructor: Brigit DiPrimo December 1-30, January 3-30, August 1-30


Are you and your students tired of the same old book reports or book projects? This course will allow you to explore various exciting alternatives to the “traditional” book report. Motivate your students to enjoy reading by creating out of the box book report projects that will integrate ELA and technology into your lesson plans. Participants will create a variety of teaching materials to be used successfully in their own classroom. Help your students meet new Common Core Standards by creating meaningful resources that your students will remember and enjoy. This course is suitable for all teachers at any grade level or subject area.
Evidently there is a lot that lies "beyond the book report." Literary analysis, journalism, poetry, drama, public speaking, essays, and research papers are just some of the places this series takes us. The perfect complement to Analytical Grammar (and by the same authors), Beyond the Book Report combines the reading of excellent literature with video lectures, notes, lots of practice (i.e. assignments), samples, grading rubrics, and flexibility to provide a well-rounded middle school language arts program. All you need to add to these two is a roots-based vocabulary study, and all this can be accomplished in about an hour a day.Beyond the Book Report: Playlist, Costume Design, Set Design, Statue Design, Book Cover, Theme List, Play List, Picture Summary, Movie Casting and Game Show ~ for 7th Grade $Beyond the Book Report covers literary analysis, journalism, poetry, drama, essays, oral reports, and research papers. The student video lectures and printables are on a computer DVD; the teacher schedule, examples, and glossary of terms come as a three-hole-punched packet. The program is flexible; you can use the modules with whatever works of fiction you and your children choose. No more boring book reports that simply get words on papers. BBR uses the idea of a “book report” to teach all the skills and knowledge necessary to have students fully prepared for high school level work. Evidently there is a lot that lies "beyond the book report." Literary analysis, journalism, poetry, drama, public speaking, essays, and research papers are just some of the places this series takes us. The perfect complement to Analytical Grammar (and by the same authors), Beyond the Book Report combines the reading of excellent literature with video lectures, notes, lots of practice (i.e. assignments), samples, grading rubrics, and flexibility to provide a well-rounded middle school language arts program. All you need to add to these two is a roots-based vocabulary study, and all this can be accomplished in about an hour a day. was developed by Erin and her mother, Robin Finley. This mother/daughter team has a passion for grammar and literature! Beyond the Book Report is geared toward middle/ early highschoolers.