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 BOOK CHALLENGE

Mrs. Lammert - - Treynor Middle School

 

GENRE REQUIREMENTS 

By the end of the year, read 4 of the following Genres: 

  • Realistic Fiction

  • Traditional Literature

  • Science Fiction

  • Historical Fiction

  • Mystery

  • Novel Non-fiction

  • Poetry

  • Fantasy

 

DUE DATES

 

Purple Group: 11-6-19, 11-20-19, 12-6-19, 12-20-19, 1-10-20

Blue Group: 11-13-19, 12-4-19, 12-20-19, 1-10-20

Green Group: 11-15-19, 12-13-19, 1-10-20

 

2019-2020 Book Challenge

Copy these questions on a Google Document. Answer the questions in complete sentences, then turn it in through Google Classroom. Please create a new Google Doc for each book. All questions must be copied correctly and answered in complete sentences in order to receive credit.

 

Fantasy:

  • What is the title of your book?

  • Who is the author?

  • Where does the story take place?

  • Explain the importance of the setting on the plot.

  • Do you think the story takes place a long time ago/in the future/now?

 

Historical Fiction:

  • What is the title of your book?

  • Who is the author?

  • Where did this story take place?

  • When did this story take place? How do you know?

  • What the important message do you think the author is trying to teach?

  • Would you read another book about this topic? Why or why not?

 

 Mystery:

  • What is the title of your book?

  • Who is the author?

  • What is the main character’s motive?

  • Justify the main character’s choice in the text. Why was it the right choice?

  • Are you the same type of person as the main character? Explain.

 

Nonfiction:

  • What is the title of your book?

  • Who is the author?

  • What are three questions that you would ask the main character if you could interview them?

  • If you had a friend like the main character, how would you feel?

  • Predict what you think will happen in the future to the main character

 

Poetry:

  • What is the title of your book?

  • Who is the author?

  • Did you like the way that the author wrote this book? Why or why not?

  • Was there a tone/mood that the author was trying to convey throughout the book?

  • Would you read another poetry book? Why or why not?

 

Realistic Fiction:

  • What is the title of your book?

  • Who is the author?

  • Explain what part of the story was the most exciting to read and why.

  • Explain what part of the story was the funniest or the saddest and why.

  • Examine and analyze the main character’s feelings at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.

 

Science Fiction:

  • What is the title of your book?

  • Who is the author?

  • What did you enjoy the most about reading this genre? Why?

  • What did you enjoy the least about reading this genre? Why?

  • Why was the setting important to the story?

  • Would you say that this story could happen again tomorrow? Why or why not?

 

Traditional Literature:

  • What is the title of your book?

  • Who is the author?

  • What about this story do you think makes it Traditional Literature?

  • What changes would you make to the story?