THE JOY OF READING ( Grade 5).
AITIS JOY OF READING PROGRAM
I am a Book LOVER
Red Level Task List
Complete one activity for every book you read.
|Write a letter to the author and tell why you did or did not like the book.
Persuade him/her to change the part you didn’t like.
|Write a summary of the book.|
|Make a timeline of important events in the story.|
|Make a list of the characters in the story and tell why they are important to the story. Write one paragraph for each character (not less than 10 sentences for each character).|
|Tell what do you like in the book such as character, main theme and give two reasons to support your option why you like it.|
|Describe story elements such as character, theme, setting, conflict, climax and ending.|
|Illustrate the story into logical order from beginning to end and write what happens in each picture.|
|Pretending that you are a news reporter, provide a 5- minute oral broadcast of the story.|
|Create a tour guide for a place in the story (advertisement for the place etc.).|
|Re-tell some events in the story from another character’s point of view.|
|Write a written interview with one of the characters in the story.|
|Character Diary. Write the diary of a character in the story.|
|Write poems inspired by events/situations in the book.|
|Look for characters’ problems & how they solve them. List steps taken to solve it and the solution.|
|Comparing and contrasting. Use Venn Diagram chart to compare and contrast characters/things in stories or articles.|
|Distinguish facts & opinions. Look for facts & opinions in the book or the article.|
|Recognize cause & effects. Think about events and what caused them.|
Pick 4 vocabulary words that either you don’t know the meaning of or are important to understanding the story/book. Complete the Card for each word.