4TH QUARTER BOOK REPORT
For the 4th quarter, the students will read from the folktale genre. This
includes folktales, fairy tales, tall tales, legends, myths, and fables. The
students must choose a story from a particular region or country that
they are interested in studying, for instance - Ireland, Greece, a Native
American group such as Cherokee, etc. There will be large selections of
these stories at local libraries, and students should not have difficulty
locating folktales from most areas of the world. The student is required
to read just one of these stories, and the story may be part of a larger
collection. (Students, of course, may choose to read more, but the
report will be over just one.) The students will be reading the folktale
and researching the country or region from which it originated.
Students should have their folktale and country picked out by
Wednesday, March 24, 2010.
The student will read the folktale and research the country from which
the folktale originated.
The book report will have two parts:
1) The student must answer the questions on the attached
worksheet about the folktale and the country. The questions
should be answered in complete sentences, either typed or in their
best handwriting. This is due on Monday, April 19th.
2) On April 19th we will have an edible book report party! The
students must choose a food item to bring that either (1) is
representative of the country they researched, or (2) represents
the folktale in some way. Examples will be discussed in class. We
encourage the students to be creative with this portion. Students
should bring enough for a small sample for the students in his or
her class of 22. Please have portions already cut or prepared. I will
provide plates, napkins, and forks/spoons. *The students must
write a paragraph explaining why they chose the food that they
brought. They will read the paragraph to the class.*