a book report using the following outline. Your book report should be at least
400 words (a little less than two pages typewritten minimum), and discuss each of the items in this outline. Each Roman numeraled “part” can be a full paragraph
or more. See the rubric on the other side of this sheet for grading standards.
Book reports for Non-Fiction: (Real Adventure, Autobiography, History, How-To, Essay, Biography, Diaries,
(at least 100 words)
Title, correctly cited
Genre of book
Number of pages
Number of words, approximately
Amount of time it took you to read
If this is one in a series of books
by this author
Any unique feature of this book
(e.g. pop-up pictures, beautiful illustrations, etc.)
(at least 50 words)
What was the author’s purpose
in writing this book? Did the author succeed in his or her goal when writing this book?
What was the main subject of this
What was the most interesting part
of this book for you? Why?
Identify and explain three things
you learned from reading this book (150 words minimum total):
Explain any themes and/or morals
of the story, and any lessons that the individuals involved, or authors offered and learned about themselves and others (at
least 50 words).
Give your personal evaluation/opinion
of this book. What did you think of this book?
Would you recommend it to others? Why or why not? What made you pick it up in the first place? Are you glad
that you read it? Do you wish that you had read something else? Would you recommend it to a friend? What about it really grabbed
you … or made you wish you could use it as a doorstop or coaster, instead? Give
it a rating on a scale of one to five, one being worst, and five being best. (At least 50 words)
Complete a ROUGH DRAFT
Submit only a FINAL DRAFT, which
is due _______________________________