‘Lots of authors blog and tweet, so they could send reviews online, or by traditional letter,’ Charlotte says.
‘Most will write back, and this could be the start of a fantastic collection of correspondence from authors.’ And encourage your child to share their book reviews online, too: ‘It’s good for them to see their own work on the internet, and helpful to other children, as well,’ Charlotte adds.
One assignment has lasted the test of time, uniting generations of students in a common learning exercise: book reports.
While many students dread these assignments, book reports can help students learn how to interpret texts and gain a broader understanding of the world around them.
You're now ready to put all of the information you gathered into an interesting, entertaining, and above all, informative book report.
Helping your child engage with their reading matter and improve their literacy skills, book reports are a homework staple.
Finish reading the book before you begin your report.
After all, the ending may surprise you — and you don't want incomplete information in your project. Pick a medium When you finish reading, think about how you can best present the book to the class.
Other formats could include a newspaper report or an imagined interview with a character.
Another good way to make book reports fun is to write mini reviews on Post-It notes.