The children in Year Three are examining books written by author Alexander T. Smith in Literacy this week. They have been challenged to create a book review, expressing their own personal opinion about a given text. The children are hoping that by writing a book review, Alexander T. Smith will become popular as an author within Broad Heath Primary. Can they take the challenge?
LO: To express a personal opinion about a book
Write a book review based upon a story by Alexander T. Smith. Remember to inform the reader about the title and purpose of the text! Refer to these key questions to help you with the book review.
What do you like about it?
Did it use effective language?
Is the setting description effective?
Who would the best audience be for this book?
Would you persuade someone to read it?