Book Report Bingo
Book Reports are due on the following Dates:
You must choose book genres that will create a BINGO. For your sixth
and final book report of the year you will have a free choice. To
complete your report you must choose one of the response choices.
(See Response Sheet) Once you have responded in one way you may
not choose that type of response for the remainder of the year. If
you have an idea for a different type of response, you must receive
permission from your teacher and create a description and rubric for
Book Report Responses
Reporting “Live” from the Scene – Write a script presenting one of
the major events in a book as a real event. Create a background or use
a local setting as the backdrop for “Live at 11” news report. Create a
video and share it with the class.
Book Float – Transform a shoebox into a “book float” similar to a float
that might be seen in a large parade.
Once Upon a Timeline – Create a timeline showing a chain of important
events from a book read.
Now You’re Cooking! – Make an edible book report! Locate a recipe for
a food dish that plays a role in the book or represents the setting of
the book. When you share your food with your classmates be prepared
to explain how the food relates to the book you read.
Sell It! – Pretend to be a publicist for your book. Write and deliver a
60-second speech that will persuade your classmates that they should
read the book.
Interview a Character – Compose six to eight questions to ask a main
character in the book. Write the character’s response to each
question. The questions and answers should provide information that
shows you read the book. Don’t give away specific details.
Script It! – Write a movie script for a favorite scene. At the top of
the script you can assign real-life TV or movie stars for each role. You
may also perform this with a classmate.
In the News – Create the front page of a newspaper that tells about
events and characters. The newspaper page can include weather
reports, an editorial, ads, etc. The title of the newspaper should be
something appropriate to the book.
Create A Comic Book – Turn your book, or part of it, into a comic book,
complete with comic-style illustrations and dialogue bubbles.
Picture Books – Create a picture book version of the story that would
appeal to younger students. Be prepared to share your book with the
Book in a Bag - Select a book report container (plastic bag, can,
oatmeal box). Decorate your container to convey some major details,
elements, or themes found in the books. Include in your container
questions, vocabulary, and things. Be prepared to share this in class.
Mapping a Book – Create a map highlighting places described in the
story. The map’s features should be based on information provided by
* Once you have picked a response you need a copy of the rubric which
will provide specific expectations for your assignment.
** A copy of the rubric with your name on it is due with each