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					      Response to Literature – Book Summary Template

Name: ______________________________________
Date: ______________________________________
Title: ______________________________________________________
Author: _____________________________________________________
Setting: Time and Place (Past, Present, Future)_________________________
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Character Descriptions: Introduce me to the main characters. Tell me a little bit about each of them. (Not what
they do in the book. Instead, describe them and their character to me.)

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Summary Paragraph:                   Help your child begin this summary paragraph with a general sweeping topic sentence highlighted in
RED. This sentence should communicate the main idea or theme of the book. X - indent

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Continue here with examples, highlights, or favorite parts that support the topic sentence. This may include the problem and solution of
the book. Finish the paragraph by communicating the conclusion of the book. How does the story end?

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What did you learn from this book? ________________________________
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Would your recommend this book? Why or Why not? This can include an evaluation of the
author. In your opinion, did the author do a good job?____________________________________

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