Book Club Assignment

Current Book Club Assignment Title:  Genre Study: Biography

Due Date: December 10, 2009 

Strategy Focus:  Strong readers explore lots of different types of books.  This week we will be exploring the  genre of biography.  We have been studying cause and effect relationships between events and development of characters in the plot, so we will focus on finding main events that are connected in our reading this week.

Assignment summary:


  1. Record main events in a cause and effect t-chart.
  2. Answer reflection questions:  What are this person's important accomplishments?  What is this person well known for?  How did this person affect others?  How does knowing this person's story affect you?  How has the author's message changed you?