Bloom’s Ball Literary Response Project What: You will design and create a dodecahedron (12 sided 3-D figure) that will be a “book report” on a chapter book on your reading level. When: You will be given time in class to complete the writing and drawing aspect of the project. If the project is not completed on time in class you will be responsible to finish the project on your own time. In order to be on pace to complete the assignment on time, you should finish an activity a day. How: You will use the attached list of multi-level activities as a guide. The first pentagon is your title. Then choose 11 activities to complete for your project. The activities range in difficulty. Whichever you choose must be of top quality. Each pentagon must be completely colored. You will need a straight edge, a sharp pencil, and clear, detailed work to earn full credit. Ask questions before the project is due if you don’t understand something. Due Dates: Monday April 4th, - 4 activities complete and turned in. Monday April 11th,- 8 activities complete and turned in. Monday April 18th - Entire project (12 activities) complete and turned in. Rubric: Each activity is worth 10 points. The total project is worth 120 points. Presentation: (5 points) Neatly and completely colored, correct spelling, best handwriting, effort shown. Content: (5 points) Completely follows direction of activity. Activities 1. Write a summary of the plot of the book. Be sure to include the beginning, middle, and end. 2. Using a Venn Diagram, compare and contrast two characters from the book. 3. Draw and label a map showing where your story takes place. If there is more than one setting, include each one on the same pentagon. 4. Draw a scene where the main character changes in your story and add a detailed caption, telling what is happening. 5. Draw the climax (point of most intense action) of the book. Add a detailed caption, telling what is happening. 6. Write a poem about your character. Ask your teacher for an English book if you need help with types of poetry. 7. Design a crossword using vocabulary words from the book. 8. Make a timeline, either vertical or horizontal, with ten events from the book. Illustrate a few events to add detail to your timeline. 9. Draw an alternate book cover. Remember to include author and illustrator names, when applicable. 10. Write an “About the Author” after researching the author. Include other books the author has written. 11. Create a glossary using 5 vocabulary words. Include a pronunciation key, part of speech, definition, and sentence for each word. Use a dictionary to help you with formatting. 12. Write a review of the book. Include what you liked and what you did not like about the book. 13. Draw a picture of your favorite character and complete a character sketch for that character. Tell things about the character – likes, dislikes, personality, role in the story, etc. 14. Write a journal entry as a character in the book, giving advice to others. Base the advice on what that character learned in the book. 15. Write an idea for a sequel to your book. Include the title and a detailed summary of the plot of the sequel, using a beginning, middle, and end. 16. Make a t-chart that shows at least 5 clearly written causes and effects from the story. Each event may need to be more than one sentence to be understood by the reader.