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Book Week 2020: MS Activities

MS Book Week Expectations

  • You will enjoy having time in your English classes to work on activities of your choice.
  • Select activities according to your interest.
  • The number of Phoenix indicates how long the activity should take to complete - 1 phoenix = 15 mins; 2 phoenix = 30 mins and 3 phoenix = 45 mins.
  • Upload your work according to the instructions below and we will publish selected work on the  UNIS Hanoi social media platforms.
  • Enjoy and have fun - enjoy books and reading!
  • If you have an Instagram account - follow unisphoenixreads

Tic Tac Toe

 

What was your favorite story when you were in Kindergarten or Grade 1?

 

Take a video or audio recording using wevideo to record this story to be shared with an ES class. 

 

Upload your video to this FOLDER for your video/audio to be published on the Book Week Site which will also be shared with elementary teachers and classes.

 

Upload your file with this protocol:

Your First Name First letter of your last name_Grade_ESrecording

Example:  JennyL_Grade8_ES_Recording

Create a book trailer that encourages others to read either your favorite book or a book that you have recently read.

Upload your trailer to this FOLDER using the naming protocol

Your first name First letter of your last name_Grade_BookTrailer

ie. JonR_Grade7_BookTrailer

 

Selection of trailers will be published to LibGuide for sharing to others.

Find one of your teachers, one of your parents or grandparents, and ask them about their favorite book.

Get their permission to record a short interview explaining the book they love, why they love it, and for whom they would recommend it.

Use wevideo.

Upload your recording to this FOLDER for possible inclusion on the Library Site.

 

Upload your file with this protocol:

Your First Name First letter of your last name_Grade_Interviews

 

Example:  JennyL_Grade6_Interviews

Write a fan tweet to the author of one of your favorite books.

A selection of Tweets will be posted on the Book Week Site as well as many will be selected to be tweeted from our twitter account for the authors to celebrate!

Put your Tweet on a Google Doc and upload it to this FOLDER.

Upload your file with this protocol:

Your First Name First letter of your last name_Grade_Twitter

Example:  JennyL_Grade8_Twitter

 

 

Create a video or audio recording: What’s your favorite book you’ve read since you’ve been in Middle School? Why do you love it? To whom would you recommend it?

Use wevideo to record yourself.

Upload your video to this FOLDER . A selection of the videos will be published on the Book Week Site.

 

Upload your file with this protocol:Your First Name First letter of your last name_Grade_FavoriteBook

Example:  JennyL_Grade8_FavoriteBook

 

 

Choose a favorite quote from a book. Upload to our quote wall, including the quote, the name of the book and the author.

Post your quote to the Book Week Padlet HERE

Make a collage of the covers of your favorite books.

Use befunky to create your collage.

Upload your collage to this FOLDER for consideration of publication to the unisphoenixreads Instagram site.

 

Upload your file with this protocol:

Your First Name First letter of your last name_Grade_Collage

Example:  JennyL_Grade8_Collage

 

 

 

Make a short recording telling us about the book that changed your life.

 Use wevideo - and upload your file to this FOLDER

 

Upload your file with this protocol:

Your First Name First letter of your last name_Grade_BookThatEffectedMyLife

Example:  JennyL_Grade8_BookThatEffectedMyLife

Write a postcard to your favorite book character: what message would you send, for example, to Katniss, or Ron Weasley, Gandalf or the Very Hungry Caterpillar? You choose the character and the message.


Use Canva for this activity.

Upload to this FOLDER

 A selection will be posted on the Book Week Site

 

Upload your file with this protocol:

Your First Name First letter of your last name_Grade_Postcard

Example:  JennyL_Grade8_Postcard_Name of Book

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