Literature and Writing Extension: Book Reviews and Storytelling
Each of these options could be completed individually in pairs, or in small groups.
- Students review a children’s book by a Korean American author or on a relevant topic and present their review to the class OR create a presentation of their book review and record an audio and/or video narration.
- Students select and read a children’s book by a Korean American author or on a relevant topic to a group of younger children OR students select and record an audio and/or video narration of a children’s book (or chapters of a young adult book) by a Korean American author or on a relevant topic.
|FIVE STEPS TO WRITING A BOOK REVIEW
SUGGESTED BOOKS FOR LITERATURE EXTENSIONS
- Rice from Heaven: The Secret Mission to Feed North Koreans (Tina Cho, 2018, 40 pages, grades preK-3)
- My Name is Yoon (Helen Recorvits, 2014, 32 pages, preK-3)
- Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix (Jacqueline Briggs Martin and June Jo Lee, 2017, 32 pages, grades K-4)
- Sixteen Years in Sixteen Seconds (Paula Yoo, 2010, 32 pages, grades 1-3)
- The Year of Impossible Goodbyes (Sook Nyul Choi, 1993, 169 pages, grades 3-7)
- When You Trap a Tiger (Tae Keller, 2020, 304 pages, grades 3-7)
- The Science of Breakable Things (Tae Keller, 2018, 304 pages, grades 3-7)
- Kimchi and Calamari (Rose Kent, 240 pages, grades 4-7)