"Shoebox Book Project - TeacherWeb"
Due Date: _______________________ Shoebox Book Project The shoebox book project is an end-of-unit reading project to help show what you have learned about before, during, and after reading comprehension strategies. Use the book you read last to complete this assignment. This project is worth 100 points towards your reading grade, so make the most of it and do your very best. Each section should be typed neatly and glued on the appropriate location as indicated below. 3D visual display should be colorful, neat, and display your favorite scene of the book. Visualize: 3D display inside the shoe box – Include all …parts of the story you could picture in your mind and what you could see. …use setting clues and details to help you picture where your characters are. …pay attention to characters’ descriptions and actions to better understand the story. Reacting: Right side of the shoe box – Choose any 2 …how you feel about something that has happened in the story (happy, excited, angry, surprised, etc.) …something you found interesting. …what you like or dislike about the book and why. …why you chose the book. …whether or not you would recommend this book to another reader. Predict: Left side of the shoe box – Include all …what you think will happen next and support your predictions by saying “I think this because…” …what you figured about the story even though the author didn’t tell you. Connecting: Back of the shoe box on the right side – Choose any 1 …how the book reminds you of something from your life (text-to-self). …how the book reminds you of another book, especially the characters, events, or setting (text-to-text). …how the book reminds you of something happening in the world (text to world). Questioning: Back of the shoe box on the left side – Include all …what you are wondering about as you read. Use appropriate strategies for answering these questions. Summary: Top of the shoe box – Include all …important information you want to remember from your reading. …what the main idea the author wants you to remember.