Choose from one of the following options for your section by section summary:
  1. Write a feature article (with a headline) that tells the story of the book as it might be found on the front page of a newspaper in the town where the story takes place.

  1. Write a letter (10-sentence minimum) to the main character of your book asking questions, protesting a situation, and/or making a complaint and/or a suggestion. This must be done in the correct letter format.

  1. Write a FULL (physical, emotional, relational) description of three of the characters in the book. Draw a portrait to accompany each description.

  1. Write and perform an original song that tells the story of the book.

  1. Be a TV or radio reporter, and give a report of a scene from the book as if it is happening "live".

  1. Create a newspaper for your book. Summarize the plot in one article, cover the weather in another, do a feature story on one of the more interesting characters in another. Include a short editorial and 2 ads that relate to the story.

  1. Do a short book report summary to the class. Talk to the class about your book by saying a little about the author, explain who the characters are and explain enough about the beginning of the story so that everyone will understand what they are about to read. Finally, read an exciting, interesting, or amusing passage from your book. Stop reading at a moment that leaves the audience hanging and add "If you want to know more you'll have to read the book." If the book talk is well done almost all the students want to read the book.

  1. Draw a short comic strip that tells the plot of your story. (6 slides maximum)

  1. Make a time line or a flow chart of all the events in the book.

  1. Interview a character from your book. Write at least ten questions that will give the character the opportunity to discuss his/her thoughts and feelings about his/her role in the story. However you choose to present your interview is up to you.

  1. Give a sales talk, pretending the students in the class are clerks in a bookstore and you want them to promote this book.

  1. Imagine that you are the author of the book you have just read. Suddenly the book becomes a best seller. Write a letter to a movie producer trying to get that person interested in making your book into a movie. Explain why the story, characters, conflicts, etc., would make a good film. Suggest a filming location and the actors to play the variousroles. YOU MAY ONLY USE BOOKS WHICH HAVE NOT ALREADY BEEN MADE INTO MOVIES.

  1. Has your book been made into a movie? Write a half page comparing the movie version with the book.

  1. Write a letter to the author of the book.