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41 resources with the keyterm book review

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Writing a Book Review

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Introduce literary analysis, writing skills, and purposeful reading with a book review. Pupils answer five questions that ask about plot, characters, language used, story elements, and the main character. This is a wonderful way to start...
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What Makes a Novel a Novel?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
As your writers prepare to do their own writing (perhaps a novel, as this worksheet suggests), they can benefit from drawing inspiration from authors and literary works they admire. Learners examine a novel they enjoyed and respond to...
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Media Literacy with Focus of Strategies for Collaboration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Introduce your class to literary analysis with a series of activities that has them examine book and movie reviews. Groups then draft their own review of a text, select a digital medium, and craft a presentation.
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Exploring Theme and Mood with a Book Trailer

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Before you begin this lesson, note that it revolves around learners reading and finishing personal novels. If that's what your class is preparing to do, this is a great way to get creative and technological with literature analysis....
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Lesson Plan 3: Great Book, Gross Book

For Teachers 6th - 9th
It's time for your scholars to become book reviewers! Start with a fun review of foods: are they good or gross? Learners apply these evaluation techniques to books, recording their thoughts on large pieces of butcher paper. Simply have...
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21st Century Book Club

For Teachers 1st - 5th
After reading a self-selected book, young reviewers plan, draft, revise, edit and polish a book review as their report on the book. Reviewers record and edit their report which is then placed in the digital library for others to enjoy.
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Freckle Juice- Lesson 7

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students review the book Freckle Juice.  In this comprehension instructional activity, students review what they've already read in Freckle Juice using sentence strips, take a comprehension test, and complete a book review activity with...
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What Should I Read?: Creating A Book Review

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students write a book review. In this book review lesson, students investigate the elements of composing a book review. Students compare and contrast book reports and book reviews. The class constructs book reviews to share with each other.
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Book Review: And Then There Were None

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students complete a book review for Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None. For this book review lesson, students read the book and discuss how to write a book review. Students follow the format and write the book review.
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Muggie Maggie

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Pupils practice story telling by placing story elements in order to make sense to a reader.  In this reading comprehension lesson, students practice using vocabulary words from the story Muggie Maggie, as well as reviewing sentence...
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Charlotte's Web: Book Review

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this book report worksheet, students write a review of E.B. White's Charlotte's Web. Students are instructed to write a short summary which explains "what you thought of the story and why you thought it."
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Potter Book Review

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students describe the plot of the latest Harry Potter novel and comment on the highlights and weak points. They then evaluate the novel and understand the layout of a book review.
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Rough Draft and Peer Edit of Oral Book Review

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students write a rough draft book review over a book they have finished recently. Using their peers, they revise and make suggestions to correct spelling and grammatical errors. In groups, they practice giving their book report to the...
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Podcasting - Book Talk

For Teachers 6th
What a great way to complete a book review! By creating a podcast, learners review a book they have read. They use Garage Band to add music.
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Reviews on the Web

For Teachers 6th
Looking for a good lesson on how to teach your class to write reviews of books? This lesson is for you! Working in pairs, they utilize excellent worksheets embedded in the lesson which guide them through the process of writing a review...
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Writing A Book Review

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students write book reviews. In this book review lesson, students take notes while reading a book and write a review on the book. Students include positive and negative aspects of the book.
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Writing A Book Review of The Hobbit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.  In this book review lesson, students examine the elements included in a book review, such as author, opinions of the book, summary, character information, main points and plot summary....
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My Favorite Book

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Class members select a favorite book and write and present a book review. They view and discuss a sample PowerPoint presentation, then write a rough draft for their own slide show book review. They create a six-slide presentation to...
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Book Talk Brainstorming

For Students 6th - 8th
In this book review activity, middle schoolers identify the main elements of the book they are currently reading. Students identify author, title, setting, conflict, and something unique about the book.
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RFBD Book Review, Reading Level 7/8

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students listen to and report on a book which they download. In this book report lesson, students download a novel that is appropriate for their reading level. They listen to the novel while taking notes as indicated by the teacher...
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Milkweed

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders write a book review. In this lesson on reviewing books, 6th graders follow a teacher's model before completing their own review of the book Milkweed.
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Be A Perfect Person in Just Three Days- Lesson 7

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students review a book.  In this reading comprehension lesson, students take a vocabulary and comprehension test.  Students complete a book review activity of the book Be A Perfect Person In Just Three Days, complete a story map and use...
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The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray by Chris Wooding

For Students 6th
In this review of The Haunting of Alaizabel Cray by Chris Wooding worksheet, 6th graders answer questions in the sections Before you Begin, What to Do Next, and Chapters One, Two, Three, and Four. Students write 29 answers.
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Shadowmancer by G. P. Taylor

For Students 6th
In this review of the book, Shadowmancer, by G. P. Taylor worksheet, 6th graders answer questions divided into the sections Before you Begin, What to Do as you Read, Chapters one through twenty-five, and After Reading. Students write 108...