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CHS English Book Review Project

Use this site to assist you in your INDEPENDENT Book Review Project. 

This assignment is a REQUIREMENT for ALL Honors courses.  Anyone from Regular English courses may complete this project to replace their lowest test grade.  Honors students may complete more than one book review for the same reward. 

Honors students who complete this assignment and submit on or before the first day of school will receive 15 bonus points on the assignment AND receive automatic full credit for ALL checkpoint grades throughout the semester. 

Checkpoints:

  1. Book Sign-Up Due (25 pts): TBD
  2. First 2 Pages Due (50 pt): TBD
  3. Rough Draft Due (75 pts): TBD
  4. Final Draft Due(100 pts): December 17, 2014 

 


Book Review Tips and Tools:

Most importantly, make use of the links on the left toolbar.  There are two pre-approved book lists to help you choose your book.  ENG 11 students MUST choose a book written by an American author.  ENG 10 students can choose from either list.

The link to the MLA Format Template is on the main page for your class.  Also, the link to my Guide to Writing page on the left toolbar will have several links to a variety of online resources for writing.  These are ALL VERY useful. 

The Criteria and Content page outlines the format for a book review AND the guidelines for this project.  The K-Prep Rubric page will show the scoring categories and point values.