I clearly love books. But more importantly, I love when my students love books.
For one of our must do activities, my students had to describe which character changed the most in their novels.
This student absolutely loved the sassy changes in Hermione Granger. His specific evidence is when she slaps Draco Malfoy in the face and argues with Ron on a frequent basis.
Another student also loved that sassy moment from Hermione.
This activity challenged students to take their favorite portion of the book and create an eight panel graphic novel. I like letting them be a little creative and draw, but still with a purpose. This lends itself to having students apply their quotation skills and summarize their favorite parts.
I love seeing how much fun they have with their must do's.