The purpose of this assignment is to expose the first grade students to book report content. In second grade, the students will be asked to write several book reports throughout the school year. This is a great activity to introduce and familiarize them with the meaning of a book report.
- cereal box
- crayons or markers
- glue stick or bottle
- construction paper
- cereal box book report printable
- Select a book that your child has recently read.
Explain: He/she will be writing a book report to share highlights of that book with other readers.
- Cover the front and back of the box with construction paper (I will provide construction paper upon request).
On the Front: Design a book cover using markers or crayons. Include the title of the book and a picture that will encourage another reader to want to read the book.
On the Back: Draw a picture of his/her favorite part or event from the book.
- Cereal Box Book Report Printable:
Left Side of the Cereal Box: Summary: Write a summary describing the main problem and how it was solved.
Right Side of the Cereal Box: Characters: List the main characters and write a sentence about each one.
Setting: Describe where the story takes place. If the story takes place in more than one setting, choose one to describe.