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Fourth Grade Book Talk

Students in Fourth Grade were given the task of choosing a book to read on their own and completing a “Booktalk” for the book. A Booktalk is a 3-5 minute presentation about a book that you want to motivate others to read. It is similar to a movie trailer. Students gave enough information to intrigue listeners without giving an entire summary of the book. Needless to say, our students gave their fellow classmates some ideas for books to try over the summer!
Selections included:
    The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein
    Wonder by J.R. Palacio
    The Magnificent Mummy Maker by Elvira Woodruff
    The Kingdom Keepers by Ridley Pearson
    Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney
    The Big Field by Mike Lupica
    Sting by Jude Watson
    Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
    Caleb and Kit by Beth Vrabel
    Frindle by Andrew Clements