Read More Classics: Digital and Paper/Pencil
Engage your students in reading classic works of literature outside the classroom and build their rhetorical and speaking skills, too.
Read More Classic Novels is an outside read project that allows exposes students to the best literature in the Western canon. As they read, students compare elements of their book to other classic artworks. When they finish, students consider various audiences to create locker advertisements and reviews for a real audience. They finish with a classroom or recorded presentation that you grade as they speak.
This product is in digital and paper/pencil format, perfect for virtual classrooms as well as face-to-face settings.
This unit is formatted in digital, editable and fillable Microsoft Word documents and Google Docs and Slides, a total of 94 pages. Also included in this five-day unit are suggested books with Lexiles and reading levels, as well as two interactive mini lessons about visual literacy and integrating partial quotations in writing. A locker ad and book review sample are included for students to evaluate. For grading ease, you also get three rubrics and peer feedback forms. Plenty of options to extend the unit allow you to customize this unit for every class.
This is a unit you will use over and over, as students read and convince others to read more classic novels.
Perfect for the beginning of any grading period and to end each grading period. It can even serve as a semester end assessment or "exam."
Category: ELA → Literature