6th Gr Religion Saint Book Reports

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Saintly Book Reports
Some books feed our minds, some help us
figure out how to do things, some are fun… and some
can also really touch our hearts. Choose a book from
the class saint books, or from the library, and then
pick one of the following ways to share what you
encounter in that book.
1. Heavenly Reporter: you are a reporter who has
direct access to Heaven; you go there for an exclusive,
inside interview on St. ______’s perspective on
something (perhaps on life?). Write the transcript of
the dialogue
2. They Travel to See You: St. ______comes to your
home or to Mount Aviat to visit for a day. Write a
dialogue that you have with the saint, including
comments about what things are like today
3. Children’s Book: create a children’s book about an
interesting episode of St. ______’s life, or summarizing
his or her entire life
4. Explorer of the Past: you are a daring explorer who uses a time machine and then publishes accounts
of your adventures. Write an account of your travel back to meet St. _____, what you saw during your trip,
and what you spoke about with him/her
5. See-The-Saint Report: create a very large outline of St. ______ (at least 2 feet in height), and illustrate it
to look like him or her, including items associated with him/her, and clothing that he/she might have
worn. On the different parts of the body (except for the face), glue these parts: name of saint, time/place
that they lived, biographical summary (including listing the main events of their life when a child, young
person, middle aged, and elderly), favorite part of the book, interesting fact(s) about him/her, opinion
about the book
Criteria:
 Content: this is the most important part of this project; show that you have read the book; be sure
to include comments and examples from his/her life
 Illustration: include some strong illustration
 Length: 2-4 pages (except the children’s book, which will have fewer words per page, but should
be longer)
 Neatness: will count—for example, anything cut out should be cut along a straight line; text should
either be handwritten very neatly, or typed
 Spelling and Grammar: will count—be sure to proofread
 Deadlines: will count as part of the grade, especially the final due date
Image from: http://ubdavid.org/youthworld/winners2/graphics/18_heaven-welcome.jpg