We love books, and reading is an integral part of our homeschool. We literally have several bookshelves full of children’s books. A lot of our reading is free reading, meaning that there aren’t any specific assignments that go along with that book. From time to time, I ask my kids to do a simple book review to see if they are actually paying attention to what they are reading, or to see how much they are comprehending.
Simple Book Review
With our simple book review, I’m really not looking for a ton of information from them. I just want them to quickly complete the sheet, so I can assess where they are.
With this simple book report, I’m asking them to record the following:
- Whether it’s fiction or nonfiction
- How many stars they’d give the book and why
- Whether or not they would recommend the book and why
- The book’s setting
- Their favorite part of the book
- And whether they would change anything.
Writing a simple book report shouldn’t take a lot of time, and even the youngest of kiddos can do it. It’s just a way to keep a record of what your kids are reading and whether or not they understand it.
The older they get, the more in depth we get with some book reports, sometimes using a printable book report and sometimes using alternative book reviews. For example, my son has an upcoming book review due in which he has to create 5-8 Google Slides and describe the protagonist, antagonist, and main conflict.
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- Space Encyclopedia, 2nd Ed
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- Nerdlet: Animals
- Brain Candy 2
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