Short, persuasive metaphorical book reviews
"A few weeks back, the language arts teacher on my sixth grade team and I whipped up an enrichment activity for our top performing students. Called 60 Second Book Hooks, we've asked our students to generate short, persuasive metaphorical reviews of the books that they are reading. The rules are pretty simple: Students have to compare the books that they are reading to unlike concepts, ideas or items. Both supportive and critical reviews are encouraged."