LOGAN, W.Va. — On October 29 and 30, Logan High School held a school wide celebration of reading. The program featured students sharing their favorite authors and favorite characters from novels they have read.
Students selected one of the two choices and created presentations that were delivered in their Language Arts classes. This project was designed to help students master the speaking and listening standards, as well as share great books and favorite authors with their classmates.
Students who chose to present a favorite author were individually responsible for determining their focus of research, using credible sources, and presenting research using a multi-media tool, as well as dressing in a manner that enhanced their presentation.
Students who presented a favorite novel character were responsible for creating a costume that invoked the character, as well as effectively reading a passage from the novel that used “show don’t tell” writing strategies to define the character they presented.
Language Arts teachers collaborated on the assessment rubric that was used school wide; it was based on the WVDE instructional rubric for oral presentations.