Use these twenty-five ideas to shake up your book-related activities. Grades PreK—K, 1—2, 3—5, 6—8 If you notice big eye rolls or hear lots of groaning when you mention the words "book reports," it's probably time to shake up your repertoire of book-related activities. The following ideas will rev up your students' enthusiasm for reading while creating opportunities for them to practice reading comprehension strategies and build language arts skills. Most of the activities are adaptable across grade levels and are flexible enough for whole-group, small group, or individual assignments.
Students just need an ordinary clothes hanger. The body of the hanger is used to identify the book and the cards on the strings dangling below are filled with information like characters, setting, and a summary.
Dodecahedron Students flip out for this cool ball-shaped book report. SO much information can be covered on the 12 panels.
This one allows students to take a deep dive in a creative way.
Stellated Dodecahedron This 3D project is a little more complicated than the ball described above, but just imagine the constellation of stars hanging from your classroom ceiling after the students present their report! Instead of simply decorating each panel as shown above, students can write important facts and information on each surface when it is flat, of course then construct their story star.
Paper Bag Book This clever book report is made from ordinary paper bags. Stack the paper bags on top of each other, fold in half, and staple the closed off ends of the bags together.
Students can write, draw, and decorate on the paper bag pages. They can also glue information on writing or drawing paper onto the pages. The open ends of the bags can be used as pockets to insert photos, cut-outs, postcards or other flat items that help them tell their story.26 creative book report ideas - so many really unique and FUN book report projects for kids of all ages Kindergarten, grade, grade, grade, Find this Pin and more on School Stuff by Rebecca Yates.
26 creative book report ideas - so many really unique and FUN book report projects for kids of all ages.
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After we finished reading the book, Hailey did a book report in the shape of a Mickey Mouse head. On one ear she wrote the name of the book and who the author and illustrator are. On the other ear she wrote when and where Walt Disney was born and when he died.
25+ Extra Large Book Report Templates: These “one of a kind” book report projects will help you to engage your students in FUN reading activities this school year.