Each week, Education World offers a new idea to help you "make over" boring book report formats. If you're looking for a way to spice up book reports -- and truly engage students in reading -- you've come to the right place. Check out this week's makeover idea
Mini book reports hold big ideas.
Provide each student with a sheet of drawing paper and have students fold the paper in half, and then in half again. When the paper is unfolded, they will have four boxes of equal size. Have students cut the paper in half along one of the folds, place one piece of paper inside the other, and staple the fold to create an eight-page book.
Have students complete the pages of their mini books as stated below:
Or, for a quicker activity, provide students with an Education World mini book report worksheet and ask each student to complete the worksheet with information about a book he or she has read recently.
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