As you have learned in class, Chubs created a secret code for his parents within the text of a book review of Gulliver's Travels. He and Ruby discussed the need for a secret code in Chapter 16.
Your task has two parts:
1) Create a new and original front and back cover for the novel The Darkest Minds.
a) the front cover should have the title of the book in large clear letters - at the top of the page.
b) the author's name should be in clear letters at the bottom of the page.
c) there should be an original illustration on the front cover
d) the back cover may contain a picture as well
e) the back cover must have either quotes from people's responses to the book OR a summary of the story
2) Embedded in the back cover should be a secret code. This will be an original code and original message designed to let someone know that you are alive and safe. The code may use numbers, words or pictures. On the back of the cover, you will include a copy of the hidden message along with the translation.
YOU MAY WORK WITH A PARTNER ON THIS ASSIGNMENT. BOTH YOU AND YOUR PARTNER WILL RECEIVE THE SAME MARK SO ENSURE THAT YOU DIVIDE THE WORK FAIRLY.
TAPE CO is a method we use in grade 7 and 8 to ensure that your reading response answers are complete.
T - take part of the question and put it in your answer - underline in BLACK
A - answer the question logically - for example - if there are two parts to the question, answer the first part, then the second part - underline in BLUE
P - provide proof form the text - this may be direct quotes and page numbers OR it may be specific examples of events or details from the text - underline in RED
E - explain or expand on your proof - think about why your proof is important - underline in GREEN
C- make a connection - to yourself, another text, the world or media to support your answer (this may be optional) - underline in PINK
O - offer an opinion about what you have read - underline in ORANGE