"Newbery Book Report Due Date Newbery Award Book Report"
Newbery Award Book Report Book Cover Select a Newbery Award Winner or Honor book with your parent. The Newberry list is available at local libraries in addition to the class assignments page on the website. Read your book, keeping the assignment guidelines in mind. Write a rough draft copy of each required element of your book report. Check your spelling and grammar before writing the final copy. INSTRUCTIONS 1. Get an empty cereal or cracker box. Book Title 2. Cut off the top, bottom, and one narrow edge to form the shape of a book. 3. Cover the box with colored construction paper (available from your Book Author teacher). Book Illustrator FRONT COVER 4. Using pencil, lightly design the front cover. The cover should include: • Book Title • Book Author C olo red Il lu str at ion • Book Illustrator (if available) • Illustration 5. Neatly trace over your pencil writing/text with marker (no crayons or colored pencils). The illustration may be colored with colored pencils, crayons, or markers. INSIDE LEFT 6. Using a computer, type a summary of the book. • You should use “Name It, Verb It, Big Picture” for your introductory sentence. • Be sure to summarize, not retell the entire book. • Use the summary guideline papers provided in class to help you with your summary. 7. Print the summary. Neatly cut to fit the inside cover. Carefully glue summary to inside left cover (too much glue makes your typing unreadable!). • If you are using a small cereal or cracker box, you will need to adjust the margins before printing. INSIDE RIGHT 8. Using a computer, type a description of the main character. Be sure to include: • Personality • Appearance • Role in Book • Include a quotation from the book that illustrates one or more of the above characteristics. 9. Print the character description. Neatly cut to fit the Summary Character inside cover. Carefully glue summary to inside left Description Name It, Verb It, Big cover (too much glue makes your typing unreadable!). Picture Introductory Sentence. Summary, Personality, • If you are using a small cereal or cracker box, you not retelling of book. Appearance, Role Use summary guideline “Quotation from book will need to adjust the margins before printing. papers provided in demonstrating class. characteristics” 10. Write your full name and number at the bottom right corner on the inside. First Last, # Newbery Book Report Due Date: __________________