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*ASL Book Review Directions

  1. 1. ASL Book Review<br />
  2. 2. Who: You!!<br />
  3. 3. Who: You!What: All ASL students are required to find, read and prepare a written review of a young adult or adult novel or non-fiction book about Deaf Culture.<br />
  4. 4. Choose your book:<br /> Adult or Young Adult<br /> Fiction or Nonfiction<br />nonfiction: a true story or a reference book<br />fiction: a made-up story<br />
  5. 5. Acceptable:q young adult novels about Deaf charactersqadult novels with hard of hearing charactersq reference books –biographies about Deaf people or Deaf history<br />Not acceptableqChildren’s books <br /><ul><li> ASL dictionaries
  6. 6. ASL phrase books
  7. 7. ASL textbooks</li></li></ul><li>When: Reviews are due on my desk or in my email inboxby 3:00 PM on Tuesday, February 1, 2011.<br />
  8. 8. …on my desk by 3:00 PM on Tuesday, February 1, 2011.<br />…orin my email inboxby 3:00 PM on Tuesday, February 1, 2011.<br />acohen@philasd.org<br />
  9. 9. How: Find a book –for free!– in the Free Library of Philadelphia.<br />The Holmesburg Library is a six-minute walk from Lincoln High School.<br />
  10. 10. Librarians will help you find a book. They will order books for you and phone you when to pick them up. <br />The Holmesburg Library is a six-minute walk from Lincoln High School.<br />
  11. 11. Find a book in a book store.You can phone a book store to order a book.<br />Order a book online. You need a credit card.<br />
  12. 12. You can find many used books for sale at very cheap prices on line.<br />1. Trade paperback, Owl Books (NY), 1984 $0.99
 List price:$16.99. <br />Condition:Good<br />Ships from: 
NV, USA<br />Description: Good. Trade paperback<br />Remember: You must add about $4.00 for shipping when you buy a book on line.<br />
  13. 13. How: Follow these guidelines. <br />You must include two (2) sections: <br />ASL Book Review Guidelines<br />Section (1): a discussion of the contents<br />Part 1<br /> Fiction <br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />------------<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br /> OR<br />Nonfiction:<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br />Part 2<br />Critical Observations<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br /> -----------------<br />-------------------<br />-------------------<br />-------------------<br /> and <br />Section (2): your critical observations.<br />
  14. 14. Choose the fiction directions <br />ASL Book Review Guidelines<br />Part 1<br /> Fiction -------<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />------------<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br /> OR<br />Nonfiction ----<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br />Part 2<br />Critical Observations<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br /> -----------------<br />-------------------<br />-------------------<br />-------------------<br />
  15. 15. OR the nonfiction directions.<br />ASL Book Review Guidelines<br />Part 1<br /> Fiction -------<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />------------<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br /> OR<br />Nonfiction ----<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br />Part 2<br />Critical Observations<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br /> -----------------<br />-------------------<br />-------------------<br />-------------------<br />Do not do both sections! <br />Fiction or Nonfiction!!<br />
  16. 16. OR the nonfiction directions.<br />ASL Book Review Guidelines<br />Part 1<br /> Fiction -------<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />------------<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br /> OR<br />Nonfiction ----<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br />Part 2<br />Critical Observations<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br /> -----------------<br />-------------------<br />-------------------<br />-------------------<br />This part…<br />
  17. 17. OR the nonfiction directions.<br />ASL Book Review Guidelines<br />Part 1<br /> Fiction -------<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />------------<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br /> OR<br />Nonfiction ----<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br />Part 2<br />Critical Observations<br /> -------------------<br />---------------------<br />-------------<br /> -----------------<br />-------------------<br />-------------------<br />-------------------<br />…or this part!<br />
  18. 18. Part I. Fiction Content Guidelines --Use these directions only if you read a fiction book.<br />
  19. 19. Part I. Fiction Content Guidelines --Use these directions only if you read a fiction book.pSetting: Where does the story take place? When?<br />
  20. 20. Part I. Fiction Content Guidelines --Use these directions only if you read a fiction book.pSetting: Where does the story take place? When? pCharacters: Who are the people in this book? How does the author present Deaf characters? ..hearing characters?<br />
  21. 21. Part I. Fiction Content Guidelines --Use these directions only if you read a fiction book.pSetting: Where does the story take place? When? pCharacters: Who are the people in this book? How does the author present Deaf characters? ..hearing characters?pPlot: What conflict exists, or what problem must be solved? Does being deaf --or being hearing-- cause a problem in this book? Explain how the problem is tackled by the characters. Do not tell the story of the book. Write one paragraph. <br />
  22. 22. Part I. Fiction Content Guidelines --Use these directions only if you read a fiction book.pSetting: Where does the story take place? When? pCharacters: Who are the people in this book? How does the author present Deaf characters? ..hearing characters?pPlot: What conflict exists, or what problem must be solved? Does being deaf --or being hearing-- cause a problem in this book? Explain how the problem is tackled by the characters. Do not tell the story of the book. Write one paragraph. p Interesting incidents, humorous or dramatic scenes. Describe just one or two. <br />
  23. 23. Part I. Fiction Content Guidelines --Use these directions only if you read a fiction book.pSetting: Where does the story take place? When? pCharacters: Who are the people in this book? How does the author present Deaf characters? ..hearing characters?pPlot: What conflict exists, or what problem must be solved? Does being deaf --or being hearing-- cause a problem in this book? Explain how the problem is tackled by the characters. Do not tell the story of the book. Write one paragraph. p Interesting incidents, humorous or dramatic scenes. Describe just one or two. pMood: Is the book funny? sarcastic? reflective? tragic? Give examples. <br />
  24. 24. Part I. Fiction Content Guidelines --Use these directions only if you read a fiction book.pSetting: Where does the story take place? When? pCharacters: Who are the people in this book? How does the author present Deaf characters? ..hearing characters?pPlot: What conflict exists, or what problem must be solved? Does being deaf --or being hearing-- cause a problem in this book? Explain how the problem is tackled by the characters. Do not tell the story of the book. Write one paragraph. p Interesting incidents, humorous or dramatic scenes. Describe just one or two. pMood: Is the book funny? sarcastic? reflective? tragic? Give examples. pStory Development: Is the story true to life? Was it unbelievable? Did you feel satisfied when you finished the book? Were you left with unanswered questions?<br />
  25. 25. Part I. Fiction Content Guidelines --Use these directions only if you read a fiction book.pSetting: Where does the story take place? When? pCharacters: Who are the people in this book? How does the author present Deaf characters? ..hearing characters?pPlot: What conflict exists, or what problem must be solved? Does being deaf --or being hearing-- cause a problem in this book? Explain how the problem is tackled by the characters. Do not tell the story of the book. Write one paragraph. p Interesting incidents, humorous or dramatic scenes. Describe just one or two. pMood: Is the book funny? sarcastic? reflective? tragic? Give examples. pStory Development: Is the story true to life? Was it unbelievable? Did you feel satisfied when you finished the book? Were you left with unanswered questions? Give reasons for your comments. p Was the book meant to be entertaining? informative? Was the author successful? Show how.<br />
  26. 26. Part I. Fiction Content Guidelines --Use these directions only if you read a fiction book.pSetting: Where does the story take place? When? pCharacters: Who are the people in this book? How does the author present Deaf characters? ..hearing characters?pPlot: What conflict exists, or what problem must be solved? Does being deaf --or being hearing-- cause a problem in this book? Explain how the problem is tackled by the characters. Do not tell the story of the book. Write one paragraph. p Interesting incidents, humorous or dramatic scenes. Describe just one or two. pMood: Is the book funny? sarcastic? reflective? tragic? Give examples. pStory Development: Is the story true to life? Was it unbelievable? Did you feel satisfied when you finished the book? Were you left with unanswered questions? Give reasons for your comments. p Was the book meant to be entertaining? informative? Was the author successful? Show how.<br />
  27. 27. Respond to each prompt with a short paragraph (about 3 sentences).<br />Part I. Fiction Content Guidelines --Use these directions only if you read a fiction book.pSetting: Where does the story take place? When? pCharacters: Who are the people in this book? How does the author present Deaf characters? ..hearing characters?pPlot: What conflict exists, or what problem must be solved? Does being deaf --or being hearing-- cause a problem in this book? Explain how the problem is tackled by the characters. Do not tell the story of the book. Write one paragraph. p Interesting incidents, humorous or dramatic scenes. Describe just one or two. pMood: Is the book funny? sarcastic? reflective? tragic? Give examples. pStory Development: Is the story true to life? Was it unbelievable? Did you feel satisfied when you finished the book? Were you left with unanswered questions? Give reasons for your comments. p Was the book meant to be entertaining? informative? Was the author successful?Show how.<br />
  28. 28. You must support statements with examples from the book!<br />
  29. 29. …concluding paragraph for a fiction book: <br /> Choose one of the following: pDo you think the book would make a good movie? Why? p Would you like to meet one of the characters? Who would you like to meet? Why would you like to meet that person? p Contrast two characters. p Why did the author choose the title?<br />
  30. 30. …additional paragraph for a nonfiction book: <br /> Choose one of the following: pWho would find this nonfiction book useful? p For a biography: Describe a key event in the person’s life p For a history or culture book: Describe one main idea in detail p Why did the author choose the title?<br />
  31. 31. OR<br />
  32. 32. Part I. Non-fiction Content Guidelines-Use these guidelines if you use a reference or nonfiction book.pThesis: What is the author’s main idea? Does the introduction or preface inform you of the author’s intent?<br />
  33. 33. Part I. Non-fiction Content Guidelines-Use these guidelines if you use a reference or nonfiction book.pThesis: What is the author’s main idea? Does the introduction or preface inform you of the author’s intent? pOrganization: How does the author develop the main idea? How is the information organized? List some of the topics that are included, particularly topics that interest you. Explain why you liked or did not like the way in which the material was presented. Was there enough information? ...too much information?<br />
  34. 34. Respond to these prompts with detailed paragraphs (about 10 sentences).<br />Part I. Non-fiction Content Guidelines-Use these guidelines if you use a reference or nonfiction book.pThesis: What is the author’s main idea? Does the introduction or preface inform you of the author’s intent? pOrganization: How does the author develop the main idea? How is the information organized? List some of the topics that are included, particularly topics that interest you. Explain why you liked or did not like the way in which the material was presented. Was there enough information? ...too much information?<br />
  35. 35. You must support statements with examples from the book!<br />
  36. 36. Part II. Critical Observation GuidelinespWhat is the author’s attitude towards Deaf people? ...towards hearing people? Do you agree with the author’s attitudes? Does the author see Deafness as a problem, or as another kind of normality? Give examples to support your opinions. pAuthor’s purpose: Is the writer trying to convince you to change your mind about something? What is it? Did reading the book change your attitudes or expand your knowledge? Give examples. pAuthor’s knowledge: What is the writer’s background? Do you think the writer is qualified to write about this subject? Why? pAudience: Who are the intended readers? Who do you think would enjoy reading this book? pDegree of difficulty: Was the subject or the writing style difficult or was the book easy to read? If the book was very difficult, do you think it was worthwhile to struggle though it? Why? Give examples. <br />Respond to these prompts with short paragraphs.<br />
  37. 37. You must support statements with examples from the book!<br />
  38. 38. To recap:<br />The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter: A Review<br />How: qGet the book.qRead the book. qTake notes.qFollow the guidelines and write. Your review will be about three (3) typed double-spaced pages, 500 -600 words long.<br />Loremipsum dolor sit amet, consecteturadipiscingelit. Aliquamquistortornec ante sempermalesuada. Cum sociisnatoquepenatibus et magnisdis parturient montes, nasceturridiculus mus. <br /> Nam scelerisquepulvinarleoegetfaucibus. Aliquameratvolutpat. Etiam at tortornulla, vitae volutpat diam. Donec at massa sit amet dui fringillafaucibusconsectetur non quam. Quisque id euismoderat.<br />Suspendissealiquamaccumsanlorem, velluctuseroslaoreet in. Fusceelementumnunc at velitornaretempor. Curabitur a urna sit ametjustovolutpatpellentesque. Etiamtellus magna, dapibusutullamcorper et, luctus id nulla. <br /> -1-<br />
  39. 39. The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter: A Review<br />Loremipsum dolor sit amet, consecteturadipiscingelit. Aliquamquistortornec ante sempermalesuada. Cum sociisnatoquepenatibus et magnisdis parturient montes, nasceturridiculus mus. <br /> Nam scelerisquepulvinarleoegetfaucibus. Aliquameratvolutpat. Etiam at tortornulla, vitae volutpat diam. Donec at massa sit amet dui fringillafaucibusconsectetur non quam. Quisque id euismoderat.<br />Suspendissealiquamaccumsanlorem, velluctuseroslaoreet in. Fusceelementumnunc at velitornaretempor. Curabitur a urna sit ametjustovolutpatpellentesque. Etiamtellus magna, dapibusutullamcorper et, luctus id nulla. <br /> 1.<br /> Neatly hand-written reviews are acceptable.<br />
  40. 40. First Deadline: Find a book NOW. Start reading it immediately. Bring your book to 1st period class on TUESDAY, January 18, 2011.<br />Prepared readers get valuable treats!<br />
  41. 41. Second Deadline: First draft is due MONDAY, January 25, 2011.<br />
  42. 42. Last Deadline:Reviews are due on my desk or in my email inboxby 3:00 PM on Tuesday, February 1, 2011.<br />acohen@philasd.org<br />I your email.<br />

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