Book Chats

Here is the rubric that I will use when scoring your book chats: BookChatRubric Remember to include the characters, setting, thematic elements, your rating, and make it visually attractive, including at least 1-2 pictures. To ensure an “A” read the Rubric!!

Use this handy dandy list to think of ideas: BOOK-CHAT-OPTIONS1

On-line tools to use:

For timelines: http://www.dipity.com/

For animations: Animoto

For online posters: Glogster

For playlists: Spotify or You Tube (keep it clean, kids!)

For online presentations: Prezi

This page will be updated as you all come up with new, cool ideas!

Examples of AWESOME Book Chats:

Sanjana’s created a GLOGSTER! Check it out! She also created this lovely brochure on

ted this lovely brochure on Between Shades of Gray.

Steven Dong’s presentation on “Insurgent”was well done in Prezi. For the full effect, play “What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Stronger” by Kelli Clarkson, while reading the presentation. Wow, Steven, wow.

Check out Elysa A’s bookchat on “Everlost”done in Powerpoint

Check out Lydia & Hayden’s book chat on “Divergent” done in Prezi and  their interview with the main character Tris.

Here is Conor‘s presentation on  “Tsunamis,” which is a non-fiction text.

Check out Steven’s Youtube video on “Catching Fire”

Read Cianna’s script for “The Skin I’m In”  and watch her and some classmates perform.

View Jenna B’s amazing Prezi about “Matched!” and now her Youtube video on “Crossed”! She even donated the books to our library! Finally, here is her interview with the main character of SLATED. Thanks, Jenna!