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In this unique community service activity, students write book reports on grocery bags, and local stores promote literacy by bagging customers' groceries in the students' book reports.
Go to a local grocery store and ask for brown paper bags, explaining that students will write and illustrate book reports on the bags and then return them to the store for distribution.
Provide students with the following instructions for creating their paper bag book reports:
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