Book Report Recipe
Students write a "recipe" for a good book. Provide students with a "recipe card format for their book reports. Each book report should include 1 cup of plot, 2 teaspoons of characters, 2 tablespoons of excitement, 1/2 cup of opinion See the complete online at The Teachers Desk.
Books Reports Go Hi-Tech
Introduce technology as a tool for creating book reports. See the following book report lessons that make use of a variety of popular software products:
Book Report: How To Write and Format A Book Report.
When you are writing a plot summary for your book report you don't want to simply retell the story. You need to explain what your opinion is of the story and you feel the plot is so compelling, or unrealistic, or sappy. It is the way you analyze the plot that will make this a good report. Make sure that you use plenty of examples from the book to support your opinions. Try starting the report with a sentence similar to the following: