A fun detective themed poster with 3 book report templates to use when responding to literature.
Display the ‘What Mysteries Can You Find?’ poster above your classroom library. After reading a book, students use the detective themed template to record their review of the book and give it a rating out of five. Display the reviews with the themed poster to encourage students to value the opinions of their peers and to read a greater variety of texts.
This resource includes:
- 2 x posters
- 3 x book report templates to use with any age group.
NSW Curriculum alignment
Thinks imaginatively and creatively about familiar topics, ideas and texts when responding to and composing texts
Responds to and composes a range of texts about familiar aspects of the world and their own experiences
Recognises and uses an increasing range of strategies to reflect on their own and othersâ€™ learning
Communicates in a range of informal and formal contexts by adopting a range of roles in group, classroom, school and community contexts
Identifies and considers how different viewpoints of their world, including aspects of culture, are represented in texts
Communicates with peers and known adults in informal and guided activities demonstrating emerging skills of group interaction
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Share feelings and thoughts about the events and characters in texts
Discuss characters and events in a range of literary texts and share personal responses to these texts, making connections with own experiences
Identify aspects of different types of literary texts that entertain, and give reasons for personal preferences
Draw connections between personal experiences and the worlds of texts, and share responses with others
Discuss literary experiences with others, sharing responses and expressing a point of view
Analyse and evaluate similarities and differences in texts on similar topics, themes or plots
Australian Curriculum alignment
Discuss characters and events in a range of literary texts and share personal responses to these texts, making connections with students' own experiencesElaborationsdiscussing characters from books and films and whether these are life-like or imagina...
Identify aspects of different types of literary texts that entertain, and give reasons for personal preferencesElaborationsdescribing features of texts from different cultures including recurring language patterns, style of illustrations, elements of...
Draw connections between personal experiences and the worlds of texts, and share responses with othersElaborationsdiscussing relevant prior knowledge and past experiences to make meaningful connections to the people, places, events, issues and ideas ...
Discuss literary experiences with others, sharing responses and expressing a point of view Elaborations sharing and discussing students' own and others' understanding of the effects of particular literary techniques on their appreciation of t...
Present a point of view about particular literary texts using appropriate metalanguage, and reflecting on the viewpoints of others Elaborations posing and discussing questions, such as 'Should this character have behaved as they did?', and be...
Analyse and evaluate similarities and differences in texts on similar topics, themes or plotsElaborationsexploring texts on a similar topic by authors with very different styles, for example comparing fantasy quest novels or realistic novels on a spe...
Share feelings and thoughts about the events and characters in textsElaborationstalking about stories and authors, choosing favourites, discussing how students feel about what happens in stories (Skills: Literacy, Critical and Creative Thinking, Pers...
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