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Jennifer Scheffer

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Book Talks-Sell Not Tell!

What is a Book Talk? A Book Talk is NOT a review or a book "report." A Book Talk tries to convince a person to read the book. Think of it as a commercial for the book. Your job is to “sell, not tell." Your Book Talk script will have 3 parts: In the attached example, you will learn more about each page of the Book Talk and you will also see an example Book Talk. Use the attached template to create your own Book Talk. Remember, "sell don't tell!" 1. On pages 1 add a photo of your book's cover 2. On pages 2 use the label tool to type your book talk 3. On pages 3 use the audio or video to record yourself reading your book talk 4. Hit draft to save a draft of your book talk 5. On pages 4 add a photo of your book's cover (this is for the second book you read) 6. On pages 5 use the label tool to type your book talk 7. On pages 6 use the audio or video to record yourself reading your book talk 8. Continue adding pages as you read more books 9. Hit the check when you are ready to turn in the final draft of your book talk

4th Grade, 5th Grade, English Language Arts
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Compatible with: Chromebooks, computers, iPads, iPhones, Android tablets, Android phones, Kindle Fire

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