After you have read the book, please evaluate the book based on the Evaluation Criteria chart on p. 71

Evaluating books for your classroom – Syllabus #2b

You are to choose, read, and evaluate two books this week.

-Book 1 must be from the list in your textbook, p. 73. After you have read the book, please evaluate the book based on the Evaluation Criteria chart on p. 71

-Book 2 is a multicultural book of your choice.  After reading this book, please evaluate it based on the Standards for Evaluating Multicultural Literature, pp. 73-75 of your textbook.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
U2: Evaluating Books

Evaluating books for your classroom syllabus #2b

You are to choose, read and evaluate two books this week.

Book 1 must be from the list in your textbook, p. 73. After you have read the book, please evaluate the book based on the Evaluation Criteria chart on p. 71

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt is a novel that explores different aspects of immorality. The description of immorality is not easy, but Babbitt has used all possible means to explain the concept. The author uses different characters with Winnie Foster as the main protagonist. The main theme described is death, love, and choices. All the themes help in explaining the main concept being discussed by the author. It is an informative book that any person could read.

Book 2 is a multicultural book of your choice. After reading this book, please evaluate it based on the Standards for Evaluating Multicultural Literature, pp. 73-75 of your textbook.

The chosen book is Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh. It is a novel specifically meant for children though explains the classic literature of children. In the book, the author uses individuals to represent the characters. The book does not transcend stereotype since it reveals what the main character feels for herself as being a writer. The language used in the book is friendly for children to understand. The author portrayed the book based on the culture of the village.

 

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