Book Report

Read a good book lately? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will take you through the key steps to writing the ultimate book report! Get some tips on what to do before you start writing, including what you can do to help you while you’re reading. Find out how to make an outline, and see what information should go in the introduction. You’ll also discover what elements should be described in the body of your report, and you’ll get a few examples of common themes. Finally, you’ll find out where to put your opinion - good, bad, or ugly, your teacher wants to know what you think!

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 »

Blogging Book Reviews Lesson Plan: Blog About Your Favorite Books

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the various types of blogs on the internet and learn how to post to a blog appropriately. Students will also demonstrate their understanding by blogging book reviews and commenting on two other book review blog posts written by their peers. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

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