Independent Reading Assignment Here is the list of suggested books and the permission slip for the assignment.
Independent Reading First Pages Check out the first pages to these popular independent reading books. You must use your socsd.org account to view.
NoveList Database: Coming of Age Stories If you access it from home, username: TZHS, password: student
The Best YA Books to Get Excited About a great list of popular young adult novels with brief summaries
Independent Reading Essay Topics Essay topics
EHS Peer Reviewers Make contact through email first; then send your essay through Google Docs or email
Book Trailer Assignment
After you complete your independent reading and write your essay, you will create a book trailer to advertise your book.
Book Trailers 2019 Form handed out in class
Ms. Eyer’s Blog with clickable links for the assignment Use this to find links to stock photos, video creation tools, voiceover tools, etc.
Book Trailer Storyboard Use this form to create a storyboard, or make your own storyboard
Sample first pages of a storyboard:
How to make a QR code Ms. Eyer’s blog post on making a QR code
Sample Book Trailers
Perks of Being a Wallflower uses original video to re-enact the story!
Perks of Being a Wallflower uses art to recreate the story
Looking for Alaska uses original video to re-enact the story!