Chose two characters from the story and write a conversation they might have. Write a letter or email to a close friend recommending the book you have just read. Make a list of new, unusual, or interesting words or phrases found in your book. Draw a classroom mural depicting a major scene(s) from the book. After reading an informational book, make a scrapbook about the topics. These ideas were adapted from the. November! Idea Book by Karen Sevaly, Teacher Friend, a Scholastic Company, and the. Create a Jeopardy game based on the book. Cast the movie/TV show Link a real social/societal problem that relates to the story. Create a theme list and include books that fit into the theme. Surely theres a better way to have students relate to the books they read. So, when the powers-that-be requested that our students write book reports, I just had to jump in or rather, I was volunteered. Create a photo album based on the book. Create a magazine based on the book. Write an advice column for the characters. Be the authors editor change one part to make the book better.
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