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Ceiling tile/ Literary Elements

Choose one of the


Following:
1. ABC Sheet:

Graphic Organizer: On your ceiling tile,

5. Think you have a better idea?


If none of these options appeal to you, you are
welcome to come up with your idea of a great

create an alternate book cover for your book. Be sure

way to show us all of the elements of fiction in

to include the title and author in writing that is large

your book.

enough to see clearly if your tile is in the ceiling. In


addition, create a graphic organizer to attach to the

WRITE THE ALPHABET LONG-WAYS down a

Your idea MUST be approved in writing by your

back of your tile with ALL OF THE FICTIONAL

piece of paper. You will USE ALL 26 LETTERS

language arts teacher at least one week before the

ELEMENTS described thoroughly in the appropriate

TO SUMMARIZE YOUR BOOK. Dont forget to

due date of the project.

boxes. It must include a box for plot, setting,

say what important things you learned if it was a

characters, and theme.

nonfiction book, or discuss the novel elements if

*You must purchase your own ceiling tile for this option, so

**FOR ALL CHOICES, YOU MUST INCLUDE

it was fiction. This should be done in phrases or

if you cannot find one at a hardware store or do not wish to

THE TITLE OF THE BOOK AND THE

sentences, at least four words per line.

purchase one, you should choose another option.

**Do NOT copy sentences from the book.

4. Rap or Poem: Summarize your book in at least

**Use details from the book; do not repeat your

25 lines. If it is fiction, then you must reference the

own opinion of how great the book is, please.

characters, setting, plot, conflict, resolution and

2. Childrens book

theme. Tell us about all elements of the book. It must


make sense! This can be in rhyming couplets (or any

Create a 10 page childrens book

other rhyme scheme you choose) or free verse.

That follows the same storyline and characters

Repetition of lines does not count towards the 25

from your novel, but simplified into a format

lines!

appropriate for children. It must be 10 pages

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long and have at least two sentences per page. It


must tell the complete story of your book, AND
each page must have a colorful illustration.

AUTHOR!!!!**
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**Teachers Friendly Advice**
There is no summary paragraph option. In other
words, do not merely summarize the book, or think
that copying the dust jacket will stand as a book
project.
Also, do NOT use notebook paper and/or pencil. This will

Inman Middle School

*For EACH project option, students


must take and pass an Accelerated
Reader Quiz on the book with an 80% or
above. This element of the project is
worth 30 points of your project grade.

Sixth Grade Teachers:


Mrs. Todd, Mrs. Dillard,
mrs. Head, Mr. Cown, and Dr.
Mitchell

Project Overview:

Inman Middle
Book Project
Menu

Students will read at least one


fiction book a quarter and choose
and complete a book project from
the enclosed menu.
*Books MUST be at least 150
pages!
Due Dates:
First semester

October 6
December 8

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Second Semester

Inman MS 6th Grade Language Arts:


Mrs. Todd, Mrs. Dillard, Mr. Cown, Dr.
Mitchell, and Mrs. Head

Reading is a tool
that builds
understanding

Inman Middle School


774 Virginia Ave. Atlanta, GA 30306
(404)802-3200

March 9
May 11

Independent reading is a required


part of the Common Core
curriculum.
By reading 20 minutes each night,
students will be able to read more
books and therefore practice this
necessary skill.
Dont forget to record all books on
your reading log after you read!

APS

APS
Atlanta Public Schools

Inman Middle School