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Romiette and Julio

 

Introduction:  
  Ever wondered what a modern Romeo and Juliet would be like? In this novel Romiette and Julio you will travel into a love story of today's world. Predict what you can expect!
Task:  
  You are about to begin reading this intriguing novel but before experiment with your book. Take a look at the cover, read the back cover, and look inside. Your job is to know how to use parts of this book, so you can build background knowledge, make reasonable predictions that will foreshadow the events to come, and understand the main idea.
Process:  
  Cover
Write and answer the following questions on your binder.

What is the title of the story?

Who is the author of the story?

Are there any illustrations in the front cover? If so describe and infer something about what you are seeing?

Back Cover

Read the back cover.

Summarize in one paragraph of 4 sentences what you just read.

About the author.

In what year was the story copywritten?

Is there any description of the author? If not research online the following:
Author's

Sex:

Race:

Birthplace and date:

4 Accomplishments:

Something interesting about the author:

Reason for creating the novel:

Inside the book.

Is there a table of contents, glossary, index, and appendix? If not define each.

How many chapters does the book contain?

Write the headings for three diffrent chapters. Pick a predcition for each using one sentence.

Does the book contain a dedication from the author? If so explain the statement.

What else can be found inside the book? Explain why it is useful.

Congratulations you are ready to read the first chapter!
Resources:  
  About the book.

www.wikipedia.com

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romiette_and_Julio

About the author.

www.youtube.com

www.sharondraper.com

Words to know.

www.google.com

www.dictionary.com

Parts of a book.

http://quizlet.com/415362/identifying-parts-of-a-book-flash-cards/

http://reading.pppst.com/partsofabook.html
Evaluation:  
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Date : ___________________ Title of Work: ___________________

Criteria Points

1 2 3 4
Front Cover. The student states 30% of what is seen on the front cover. The student states 50% of what is seen on the front cover. The student states 75% of what is seen with a partial explanation. The student states 100% of what is seen with a detailed explain. ____
Back Cover. The student uses 1 sentence with errors to summarize the back cover. The student uses 2 sentences with errors to summarize the back cover. The student uses 3 or more sentences sentences with 2 or fewer errors to summarize the back cover. The student uses 4 or more well-written sentences with no errors to summarize the back cover. ____
About the author. The student answer questions about the author incompletely and incorrectly. THe student answer some questions about the author completely. The student answers questions about the author completely with 2 or fewer errors. The student answers questions about the author in detail, using examples, proper punctuation, and no errors. ____
Inside the book. The student writes incomplete definitions. Is unable to recognize and comprehend 50% or more of parts of the book. The student writes some complete definitions. Is able to recognize only 60%-79% of parts of the book. The student write all definitions. Is able to recognize 80%-89% of parts of a book. The student defines correctly with no errors all definitions. Is able to recognize 90%-100% of parts of a book. ____
Over all parts of book comprehension. 60%-69% Overall Comprehension 70%-79% Overall COmprehension 80%-89% Overall Comprehension 90%-100%Overall Comprehension ____
Total----> ____


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Conclusion:  
  Congratulations

You have done a great job! There is much more books entail. There are many resources that can help you understand more about parts of a book and our class novel...just ask!

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