Projects to Engage Middle School Readers. By Beth Holland. December 27, 2013 Photo credit: Enokson via flickr (CC BYSA 2. 0) Get the best of Edutopia in your inbox each week. Email. then maybe it's time to move beyond the book report. Share This Story. Filed Under. Student Engagement; Literacy; English Language Arts; 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 bookrelated activities.
From developing chat roomstyle discussion questions and writing online book reviews to designing book covers and creating pitches to" sell" Oprah on a favorite author, there Fun Book Report Project Ideas for Elementary Students Wanted Poster Examples. Find this Pin and more on Fun Book Report Projects Students especially enjoy creative book reports. These will work for almost any book and are especially good when students are reading independent book selections. A quick web search will reveal that there are many ideas out there for creative book reports, but they are not all good ideas.
Here are, in my opinion, ten of the best creative book report ideas. Fresh Ideas for Creative Book Reports Tired of the same old book report formats? Do your students grumble every time you mention the words book reports? Spice up those old book reports with some new, creative ideas. If you answered" no" to any of these questions, then you have found the right place to find unique and engaging book report ideas to use with your students!.
I have been teaching for 22 years, and I love teaching reading and trying to make it engaging and fun for my students.
The reading response projects that I have created provide students with a unique way for them to respond to the books Here are some alternative assignments to book reports that share the same benefits and instructional results but are infused with fun.
K12 News, Lessons& Shared Resources By Teachers, For Teachers Replace Boring Book Reports with Projects Kids Love. Be Book Report Pen Pals and share book reports with children in another school.
Find a song or a poem that relates to the theme of your book. Explain the similarities. For fun, exaggerate either characteristics or events and write a tabloidstyle news story related to your book.
Make a crossword puzzle using ideas from a book. Need at Response Projects and Requirements 1. Design and make your own tshirt. Write a report card for a character in your book.
Choose a character in your book. Come up with 5 areas of his or her personality to grade based on Just because youre writing a book project for your middle school class doesnt mean you have to stick to the standard report. Work with your teacher to find new and creative ways to express your understanding of the story.