Creating Book Reports with Cool New Digital Tools

Way Beyond PowerPoint: Making 21st Century Presentations

With Web 2.0 tools, students have creative options for book reports that go beyond the traditional plot summaries and dioramas. Teens can use digital storytelling tools to share information about their books and generate enthusiasm for reading. The author discusses a variety of options for creating book reports with digital tools, including using movie-making programs to create exciting book trailers, crafting multimedia slide shows, making original animations starring an avatar, and more. Projects fulfill numerous Common Core Standards, including determining a text's theme and showing how it is conveyed through details, and incorporating multimedia components in presentations to clarify information.

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Reading Level: 6

Interest Level: 5-8

Product type : Library Bound Book
ISBN : 978-1-4777-1834-6
Author : Gina Hagler
Copyright : 2014
Language : English
Category : Skill Building
Pages : 48
Trim : 7 1/4" x 9 1/4"
Dewey : 372.13028
Subject : Skill Building
Binding : Library
BISAC : JNF063000, JNF029000
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