How to Write a Book Report
Writing a book report can be a lot of fun. It gives you a chance to read a new book and then tell your teacher and friends what you thought about it.
Here are some of the things you need to include in your book report:
The Book Details
List the name of the book and who wrote it. Why did you choose this book? Did the title sound interesting or was it about something that you like? Describe what made you decide on this book.
Where did the story take place? Was it in a city or on a farm? Was it a made-up place or somewhere in outer space? Give a good description of the place with as much detail as possible.
Who was the story about? Was there just one main character or were there a few? When you write about the characters, include their names and what they look like.
What happened in the book? Was there a problem the characters were trying to solve? Were the characters on some sort of an adventure? Describe what happened in the beginning, the middle and the end of the book.
Did you like the book? Write a little bit about why you liked or didn’t like the book. Talk about how the book made you feel – happy, sad, excited. Would you tell your friends to read this book?
When you're finished writing the report, read it over carefully to make sure everything is spelled correctly. You can ask a grown up to help look for spelling mistakes too.
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