Here are some of the reasons you might need to write a book blurb:
Concepts to be taught -Identifying the climax of a story.
Show students examples of book jackets and the blurbs either inside or on the back of them. Explain how the jackets make the readers want to read the book by looking at the picture on the front and reading a few important details about the story on the back or inside cover.
Ask the children to make a book jacket for each book that they enjoy reading by drawing an interesting picture and writing a short piece of the story to encourage other students to read it. Tell the children that the book blurbs do not tell the whole story- just an interesting or exciting part that will make the readers want to read and find out more.
Blurbs do not give away the ending or tell the whole story. Direct the students to include one to two sentences about what they thought of the book on the end of there story blurb. Allow students to complete a book blurb each time they complete a book and display them on the bulletin board or on the wall for other students to review when choosing books from the classroom library.
The Teacher will evaluate student progress by observing students working and questioning students about different aspects of the book to check for comprehension of what they have read. In addition, a completed book blurb with all the relevant elements described will be used as evaluation.
The total book blurbs created by individual students can be bound and used as a personal reading record.How to Write a Blurb for a Self-published Book by Fred Johnson [ ] Writing the All-Important Book Blurb – Kevin Moriarity - April 3, Read the entire article. Dec 14, · When you need to write a blurb for a movie, book, or other project, start by writing a clever and catchy hook that introduces some of the characters and setting of the topic.
Then, write additional sentences that explain the plot of the story in a general way%(1). This is a worksheet intended to be used for planning to write a blurb for a novel study/5(8). Here is my blurb for the second edition of the New Testament: Breakthrough Version that is due out at the beginning of the year.
A Better Bible This is not your grandpa’s traditional Bible, nor your mom’s nonliteral contemporary Bible. Writing a short book blurb is not only fun, but great practice for writing promotional copy of any kind.
This article gives you simple steps to follow to write a book blurb, and gives examples of both fiction and non-fiction back cover blurbs. Explain to the students that a short comment on the reader’s reaction to the book is also included in the book blurb.
Direct the students to include one to two sentences about what they thought of the book on the end of there story blurb.