Book Review Assignment: Choose 1 Challenged/Banned Book Objective: The goal of this assignment is to develop a deeper understanding of how to evaluate and choose books for your classroom. A book rev
Objective: The goal of this assignment is to develop a deeper understanding of how to evaluate and choose books for your classroom.
A book review is a description, critical analysis, and an evaluation of the quality, meaning, and significance of a book, not a retelling. It should focus on the book’s purpose, content, and authority. Literature Homework Help.
1. Write a concise plot synopsis, detailing the entire plot. The reader of your plot synopsis should know the whole story from reading your synopsis. 100 words.
2. Write a thoughtful, critical review of the book in which you address at least these three issues in 200 words :
a. An evaluation of the quality of the book: is it well written (plot, characterization, theme, style, etc.) – include examples from the text to prove your point if necessary. Also, consider whether it is a good example of its genre and why/why not?
b. Would a child enjoy it and why?
c. How could you use this book with children (lesson plans, classroom units, etc.)?