Lit Promotion for grades 3-8. Search by Subject, Grade Level, Author, and TItle. Click on "archives" to see actual booktalks.
Book Trailers from the University of Central Florida.
Examples of what middle and high school students have produced.
Teacher Tube you must an endure an ad before viewing.
Student Production using sound and pictures
Here's what NOT TO DO. (Sorry Jared)
Here is what we are STRIVING FOR. Not the most exciting talk, but it works.
So, what is the difference between a book talk and a book trailer?
A book talk generally involves one person as a "talking head." A book trailer involves images, sound, and film clips (just like a movie trailer) to promote a book.
"I have advocated for 30 years that, in order to preserve our democracy and protect ourselves against demagogues,we should have courses in schools on how to watch TV, how to read newspapers, how to analyze a speech – how to understand the limitations of