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Standards Addressed

Literature

Determine a theme or central idea of a text and
how it is conveyed through particular details;
provide a summary of the text distinct from
personal opinions or judgments.

Compare and contrast texts in different forms or
genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels
and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches
to similar themes and topics.

Writing

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a
topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information
through the selection, organization, and analysis
of relevant content.

Produce clear and coherent writing in which
the development, organization, and style are
appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and
interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings,
reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.

AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner

Standard 1  Inquire, think critically,
and gain knowledge.

1.1.1 Follow an inquiry based
process in
seeking knowledge in
curricular subjects,
and make the realworld
connection for
using this process in
own life.


1.1.2 Use prior and
background knowledge
as context for new
learning.

1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery
of technology tools for
accessing information
and pursuing inquiry.

1.2.2 Demonstrate
confidence and selfdirection
by making
independent choices
in the selection
of resources and
information.

1.3.1 Respect copyright/
intellectual property
rights of creators
and producers.

1.3.3 Follow ethical and legal
guidelines in gathering
and using information.

Standard 2 Draw conclusions, make
informed decisions, apply knowledge to
new situations, and create new knowledge.

2.1.4 Use technology and
other information tools
to analyze and organize
information


3.3.5 Contribute to the
exchange of ideas
within and beyond the
learning community.

4.1.8 Use creative and
artistic formats to
express personal
learning.

4.4.6 Evaluate own ability
to select resources
that are engaging
and appropriate for
personal interests
and needs.

The Assignment

Welcome Knights of Literary Reads!  For this assignment, you will take a deeper look at what type of reader you are and create a reader's profile.  You will create a Like, Try, Why poster to advertise knew reads that will interest you and some of your fellow knights.  Also, you will conduct research on an author of your choosing.  You will share all of this information in a Smore presentation.  In the end, you will have a stronger knowledge of how to find the right book and where to find more information on an author you enjoy!