project, you will create a board game that will test readers' knowledge
about the setting, plot, and characters of your novel.
you are reading the novel, take notes on the setting (time, place, and
mood), plot (events), characters, and theme(s) of the book.
the title and author of your novel on your board game in large, bold font.
Also note your name, date, and division.
a beautiful game board that will have players move from a start to a finish
based on their responses to questions about the novel's setting, plot,
specific instructions on how to play the game.
questions and answers for the setting (minimum of
7 questions), plot (minimum of 20 questions), and characters (minimum
of 15 questions) of the book.
does Edmund go to fight the "infidels"?
goes to Jerusalem to fight the "infidels".
Edmund thrown into prison?
was thrown in jail because his master was caught counterfeiting.
Edmund released to from prison?
is released to Sir Nigel.
at least one slogan that represents a theme of your novel, and note it
on your board game. E.g. Follow your Dreams!
images and graphics on the board game to better describe the setting,
plot, characters, and theme of the novel.
your board game.
sure to include all equipment that the players will need to play the game.
E.g. dice and player pieces
accurate, and creative description of the setting of the book.
2. Detailed, accurate, and creative explanation of the main events
of the novel (plot).
3. Detailed, accurate, and creative description of the characters
in the story.
4. Creative slogan(s) that represent(s) a theme of the novel.
5. Correct grammar, spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and paragraphing.
6. Descriptive language that includes a variety of sentence openers
7. Attractive and informative illustrations that represent the setting,
plot, and characters of the book.
by Ms. T. Jerome (Cape Lazo Middle) from Projects Created by Mr. Avi Luxenburg
(Courtenay Middle) and Ms. Mary Whyte (Aspen Middle)