Students will decorate a real cereal box with the illustations and information related to the book they read using the directions sent home and listed below:
FRONT OF BOX: use a piece of white or light colored paper to cover the front of your cereal box. (Yus will probably want to creat the cover before gluing it on your box). Include the name of the cereal and picture. Invent a name for the cereal that is related to the title of the book and sounds like a cereal. Do not use the exact title of the book. You may want to look at the attached page of real cereal boxes to get some ideas. Choose a shape for the cereal as well as colors and ingredients that all relate to the book. For Example, for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, you might invent a cereal called Wizard Wands, a toasted oat cereal in the shape of miniture lightning bolts.
RIGHT SIDE: Make a list of ingredients that includes the story elements CHARACTERS and SETTING. Under the heading "Ingredients", list the main character and write a sentence about each one. Then describe the setting. You can use the template sent home or cover the side with white/light colored paper and do this your own way.
LEFT SIDE: Write a summary that describes the book. Try to use workds that will "grab" reader's attention and make them want to buy your cereal. You can use the template sent home or cover the dise with white/light colored paper and do this your own way. Your summary must be three to five sentences.
BACK OF BOX: Design a game that is bsed on the book. It can be a puzzle, a word search, a word scramble, a maze, a crossword puzzle, a hidden pictures illustarion, or any other fun activity that might be found on the back of a chereal box. Make sure it includes information from the book.
TOP OF THE BOX: Include the title, author, number of pages, and number of stars you would give this book if you were a book critic. Also, include your name. The mazimum number of stars would be 5. Use the template sent home.
PRIZE: Cereal boxes often include a prize. Your prize must be something related to the topic of your book. You can even include a piture of the prize on the front of your box to let the reader know what is inside the box.
The Cereal Box Book Report Rubric was sent home with all the other book report information.
Please join 4th grade for our next PTA meeting on February 13th. This event will provide the opportunity for families to play games and complete activities that help build 4th grade math, social studies & reading skills. The fun begins at 7:00 PM in the cafeteria.