Book Reports

Have you read any good books lately? In this movie, you’ll learn how to prepare to write a book report by gathering ideas and writing an outline. Then you'll find out how to write an introduction, summary, and conclusion. In a book report, you can share your opinions, or your own thoughts about the book. Don't forget to proofread for mistakes in grammar, spelling, and punctuation!

Book Report Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about book reports and book reviews. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Book Reports. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Book Reports Lesson Plan: Self and Peer Evaluation

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-12, students use BrainPOP and/or BrainPOP Jr. resources to identify the elements of a comprehensive book report. Students then create a book report and present it to the class. They will also use a class-generated set of criteria to self-assess and evaluate the book reports of peers. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Reading Nonfiction Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about nonfiction reading strategies. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Reading Nonfiction topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »

Book Reports Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about book reports and book reviews. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Book Reports topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »

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