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Exploring Through Books

November 29, 2018

STATE FAIR ENTRY: None

This project is for 4-Hers who enjoy reading and learning through books and want to share this enjoyment with others.

 PROJECT RULES

Level A (grades 3-4):

  1. Read three or more books
  2. Give a book report at a local 4-H meeting or at school
  3. Exhibit a poster or design a new book cover as described below.
  4.     Exhibit a poster about a favorite book. On you poster include a one-page summary of the book. Summary

            may be about your favorite part of the book, a description of a character, plot, etc. Text should be 12 font

            and double spaced. Include a title and author. The poster and summary do not have to be about the same

            topic. The summary should be included as a part of the poster, positioned on the front of the poster.

  1. Design a new cover about a favorite book. On your cover use your imagination to grab the attention of a

            potential reader. Ideas can be included, but are not limited to:  a character, an important scene, a prop

            used in the book, etc. Be creative.

  1. See page 5 for poster requirements.

Level B (grades 5-6):

  1. Read six or more books. Two must be non-fiction
  2. Give a short book report on a non-fiction book at a local 4-H meeting or at school.
  3. Exhibit a poster or a diorama/miniature structure as described below.
  4. Design a new cover about a favorite book. On you cover, use your imagination to grab the attention of a

            potential reader. Ideas can be included, but are not limited to: a character, an important scene, a prop used

            in the book, etc. Be creative.

  1. Assemble a diorama/ miniature structure, not to exceed 12”x18”, about some aspect of a favorite part of the

            book, a description of a character, plot, etc. The summary should be included as a part of the poster;

            positioned on the front of the poster. Text should be 12 font and double spaced. Include title and author.

            Display summary in a plastic sleeve.

  1. See page 5 for poster requirements.

Level C (grades 7-9):

  1. Read nine or more books. Two must be non-fiction.
  2. Read one book or pamphlet on government or history and give a report at a local 4-H meeting, school, or book

      discussion group.

  1. Design a scrapbook of main characters mentioned in your book. Use your imagination to depict what the

      characters look like, scenes they were in, or other important roles they plan in the book. A scrapbook for this

      project should be at least 2 pages (front and back)

Level D (grades 10 and above):

  1. Read twelve or more books. Two must be non-fiction
  2. Read a book or publication related to a career and give a book report at a local 4-H meeting, school, or book

      discussion group.

  1. Exhibit a scrapbook, or a skit based on a scene as described below.
  2. Design a scrapbook of main characters mentions in your book. Use your imagination to depict what the

            characters look like, scenes they were in, or other important roles they play in the book. A scrapbook for

            this project should be at least 2 pages (front and back)

  1. Write a skit based on a scene in your book. A skit is a small play or performance. Maybe you want to base

            you script around the talents of an actor you have in mind or perhaps you know exactly how the plot should

            progress Your skit should be typed 12 font, double spaces and at least 2 pages long.

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