✿READING and WRITING ACTIVITIES are such an essential part of every child’s education, these Differentiated Book Reports for the Year are great for 6th grade and accommodate the different learning styles so they’ll appeal to all of your students. For instance, each month they’ll read a particular type of book and report on it in a unique and creative way. Without a doubt, these are not your ordinary book reports.
In addition to the book reports, a grading rubric has been included to make your life a little easier..
☻Engaging activities include:☻
☻A book jacket
☻Working with a partner to write a skit.
☻A post card to the author
☻Talk show host
♥ Teachers are saying good things about Differentiated Book Reports for the Year:♥
♥”Thank you for the ideas! My students love them!.” Erin F
♥“Such an interesting way to incorporate book reports that are high interest and purposeful! “Thank you! Anne Rozell
♥“Brilliant book report ideas, thank you!.“ ZippadeeZazz
♥“This will save me SO MUCH time! Thanks so much!!” .Elementary at HEART
♥“What a fabulous variety of book report ideas!! Great resource!! Thank you so much.” One Arts Infusion Collaborative
♥“Creative ways to cover many genres throughout the year with your class.” Jim Hansen
♥”This activity was organized, helpful and engaging for my special ed students. They enjoyed working together and independently. It provided great review and plenty of practice. THANK YOU!”
☻The Following Items are Included☻
A different GENRE for each month of the school year is included so that your students will have an understanding of the different types of reading material out there
These activities will give you time to do other things because they’re no prep. All you have to do is copy them and add your own due dates.
When I first began to have my students write book reports, Their assignment was to list the characters, setting, theme, short plot, problem, and conclusion. Unfortunately, this was so BOOORRING for me to read and the students to do. Consequently, they hated writing book reports. Then an awesome colleague shared this idea with me and I’m so thankful he did. Fortunately, it made the task more enjoyable for all of us..
Who is this resource for?
☻ 6th Grade Students
☻ Can also be used at the Elementary level
☻ Special Education Students
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RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.3, RL.6.6, RL.6.9, RL.6.10, RI.6.2, RI.6.3, RI.6.6, RI.6.10
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