The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger. The story of Henry, a time-traveler who has no control over when and where he disappears through time, and Clare, his wife. The time travel aspect adds an interesting twist to a really sweet love story.
Life of PI Yann Martel A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
Students create a T-shirt design inspired by the book they read. Picture on the front and a motto for the book on the back! Coolest book reports ever! You could also have the students design a shirt inspired by a historical figure.
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Using ACES (answer-cite-explain-summarize), students will respond to a writing prompt. The worksheet contains an excerpt from the Life of Pi, a writing prompt (effect of imagery on the reader), and lines on which to write.