Investigate a Book -
Fiction or Non – fiction
WordLogic and MathsSpace and VisionBodyMusicPeopleSelfNatureRemembering* Write anAcrostic poemusing the mainaspect of thebook.*Make an A to Zlist from yourbook.*Use your whitehat and listinformation about your text.*Draw a pie graphto illustrate factsfrom the text.* Construct atimeline relatingto your text.* Make a visualchart of thingsfrom your book-Write 5 words todescribe them.*Do a drawing ofan interestingpart of the book.* Basic mime –happy, sad etc.discuss and modelsteps for miming.* Move likesomething from your text. Playstatues.*Use your face tocreate someemotions you mayhave felt whenreading yourbook, or emotionsportrayed bycharacters.*Does music playa part in thistext? Describehow.*Learn a new songabout this topic.*Look for songabout the text.*Name sounds youwould hear in thetext- list them.*Work withothers to make alist of the “Top 5”most importantparts of the text.*Tell a partner 10things you knowabout your book.* Write a learninglog – what youhave gained orlearnt from thebook.* Draw and writeabout yourfavourite part ofthe book.* Do you alreadyknow anythingabout this book orhad anyexperiencesrelating to thetext. If so, writeabout them.* Are there anyanimals or naturalsettings in yourbook?If yes, draw anddescribe them.If no, could theirhave been? Drawand describethem.Understanding* Retell aninteresting partof the book in your own words.* Recount ownexperience inrelation to thebook.*Make awordsearch fromthe text.* Write a set oftrue or falsequestions aboutthe book.* Design a puzzleor maze thatpresents the mainsetting / topic ofthe text.* Develop a “Howto ….. relating tothe text.* Design abookmarkfeaturing thetitle author and asummary of yourbook. Decoratethe bookmarkwith picturesabout the book.*To show what you know aboutthe book make apicture book/mural/ poster/collage.* Illustrate themain idea of thebook.* Play charadeswith names ofbooks you haveread on this topic.* Act outmovements from your book.* Do some mimesrelating to yourbook.* Choose apassage from thetext. Read aloudand make soundeffects withdifferent objectsto link with thetext.* Describe thesounds you wouldhear in the text.* Record soundeffects for yourbook.* Role play animportant partfrom your book.* In a group,design 5 questionsthat could be puton a test about your book.-Draw a pictureabout how thetext makes youfeel.*Explain in a diaryentry how thetext makes youfeel.*Find Photographsin magazineswhich could beincluded in yourbook. Under eachpicture write whyand where theywould be included.