I adore this infographic by Naomi Bates, teacher at Northwest High School in Austin, Texas. Book trailers can be a great way to merge technology and literature. Check out these excellent tips for students creating book trailers.
In persuasive writing, many students have trouble writing a clear thesis statement on what their essay is truly about. In the lesson Teaching Thesis Statements with Movie Trailers, students get to break down what is actually involved in a thesis statement
Why have a regular bookmark when you can have one that includes a book trailer? What a GREAT alternative to a book report -- have them create a book trailer, link it to a QR code & then print & make available to the class :)