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Creating Book Trailers

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Sometimes it's the last minute ideas that work the best! I had a teacher ask me to present something about creating book trailers to his students. I threw this Slides presentation together, added some sample Powtoons I'd made last week, and they loved it.


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Character Minutes's curator insight, January 22, 2015 11:50 AM

Great way to promote character trait "creative" as a conclusion to reading the book.

Lorena Swetnam's curator insight, January 27, 2015 7:49 PM

Great slides to start a convo about book trailers. 

Huish School Library's curator insight, March 2, 2015 11:17 AM

Definitely one to try.

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A Universe to Discover | From Galileo to Barnum Brown | School Library Journal

A Universe to Discover | From Galileo to Barnum Brown | School Library Journal | School Book Clubs | Scoop.it

Biographies and introductions to scientists can introduce young readers and listeners to the excitement that inspires a lifetime of study. They can also encourage students to consider such pursuits themselves—now and in the future.

 

Running subject specific bookclubs can connect the school library with the differrent faculties and offers another venue to collaborate.

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ELT Experiences: Puns & Riddles in the Classroom - Lesson Ideas

ELT Experiences: Puns & Riddles in the Classroom - Lesson Ideas | School Book Clubs | Scoop.it
Puns & Riddles in the Classroom - Lesson Ideas. Yesterday, I blogged about using some ... Share to TwitterShare to Facebook. Labels: classroom activities, English, jokes, learners, lesson activities, lesson ideas, puns, riddles ...
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5 Tech-Friendly Lessons to Encourage Higher-Order Thinking ...

5 Tech-Friendly Lessons to Encourage Higher-Order Thinking ... | School Book Clubs | Scoop.it
Mobile apps and Web 2.0 tools can facilitate implementation of activities requiring students to use skills at the top three levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy--analyzing, evaluating, and creating. Here are five examples of ...
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4 Ways High School Makes You Hate Reading | Cracked.com

4 Ways High School Makes You Hate Reading | Cracked.com | School Book Clubs | Scoop.it
Let me be clear, I still love reading good books. But thanks to school, everything ... on us when it came to reading.
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Analysis of TIME Magazine’s 100 “Best” Books for “Young Adults” | The Hub

Analysis of TIME Magazine’s 100 “Best” Books for “Young Adults” | The Hub | School Book Clubs | Scoop.it

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GwynethJones's curator insight, January 19, 2015 10:10 AM

Not only this gives you a link to the list (we LOVE lists, amirite?)

but this also provides commentary AND a handy spreadsheet!

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Crazy About Comics? Visit Kids’ Comics Revolution! | School Library Journal

Crazy About Comics? Visit Kids’ Comics Revolution! | School Library Journal | School Book Clubs | Scoop.it
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Top Enjoyment Reading for My 11th Grade Guy ... - Nerdy Book Club

Top Enjoyment Reading for My 11th Grade Guy ... - Nerdy Book Club | School Book Clubs | Scoop.it
As this school year commences, I have little time left to kick into gear to insure my son has some opportunity to read for his own enjoyment before he graduates from high school. We do not lack for book stacks in our house: in ...
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Reviewed - The Unshelved Book Club

Reviewed - The Unshelved Book Club | School Book Clubs | Scoop.it
Why I picked it up: I loved the author's first book. ... Because you don't read." Was that amusing to anyone at the time? Would they think Justin's dad is funny, like I do, or just mean? The Strain by David Lapham.
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