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Planning: Choose a book that you read recently, really enjoyed and think others will also enjoy.

Planning: Choose a book that you read recently, really enjoyed and think others will also enjoy.

Planning: Identify the main idea and/or the conflict of the book.  You may need to write about it and "think it out."

Planning: Identify the main idea and/or the conflict of the book. You may need to write about it and "think it out."

Planning: Identify an exciting excerpt to read that will get your audience's attention.

Planning: Identify an exciting excerpt to read that will get your audience's attention.

Presentation step 1: Start with a question to connect your audience with the big idea or conflict. Ex. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be stranded on a desert island?

Presentation: Give a brief summary of the big idea. Important: Don't give away the ending!!

Presentation: Read the excerpt aloud with enthusiasm!

Presentation: End by giving your audience a reason to read your book. Ex. "If you love suspenseful books with interesting characters, action and lots of plot twists, then you should read __________."

  • A really awesome book
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Visual aid (not required)
  • You!