Book Report Alternative: Summary, Symbol, and Analysis in Bookmarks


  • Aug 5 2010 9:38 PM

    Susanne Melton


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In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students practice summarizing, recognizing symbols, and writing reviews--all while writing for an authentic audience. As they create their book report bookmarks for their peers to review, the sense of audience makes a huge difference in the quality of the work that students do. In the process, students develop a better understandinng of and appreciation for grammar rules, accuracy, mood, and tone.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Writing Strategies, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension