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125 reviewed resources for nonfiction book reports

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The Three R's: Read, Research, Report

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders choose a book, read, and report what they read. Using the three R's, they will watch a video of an author giving a book talk. Then, they discuss the video as a class. Next, they organize information from their chosen book...
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Report Writing

For Students K - 1st Standards
Why don't dinosaurs wander the earth any longer? Answer this fascinating question with young readers as they examine a brief informational text. There are bolded words to separate text sections which are an excellent example of...
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Big-as-Life Book Report

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students read fiction or nonfiction books that stretch their reading levels. They reflect on the books they read with classmates and select a dynamic scene, colorful setting, or appealing characters to illustrate in a visual book report....
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Nonfiction Organizer

For Students 1st - 3rd
Have your learners take some notes on any nonfiction book with this straightforward worksheet. Kids note down the title, author, topic, and a few facts they learned along with a personal opinion of the text.
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Book Review

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Reflect on your reading with a book review form. After finishing a novel or short story, kids choose the correct genre and discuss their favorite part. They also decide which part they would change, and whether or not they would...
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An Introduction to Nonfiction

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Examine the elements of nonfiction writings in this lesson. Learners list common features of nonfiction and compare nonfiction and fiction books on the same topic. Create a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting the two genres.
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Comic Book Reports

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars choose and read a chapter book then create an illustrated comic book format slide show. They use Kidpix software to create the slide show based on the book's plot then share their presentation to the class.
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Analysis Frame: Informational Nonfiction

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Picking apart an informational text can be tricky, but having the right questions to ask can certainly help the process. Begin with the basic questions about the topic, main idea, support, and purpose before moving on the the in-depth...
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Summer Reading Project

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Summer means sun, fun, and a good book! Boost scholars' enthusiasm and proficiency in reading with a summer project of their choice—a book jacket, collage, or shoe box diorama. A variety of titles and authors from every genre offers...
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Fiction or Nonfiction? Book Report Form

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this book report worksheet, students use this form to respond to a book they have read. Students answer questions about the genre of the book and what parts are factual. Students tell if they think the story is fiction or nonfiction.
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Nonfiction Book Report

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Language Arts worksheet, students complete a chart and answer six questions about a nonfiction book. For example, students list three facts they found out from the book.
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Using Details From The Text

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Begin this expository writing activity by reading a non-fiction book of your choice and modeling expository writing. The plan suggests The Trip of a Drip by Vicki Cobb but notes that other texts will work. Learners then choose a...
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Non-fiction Book Report

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this book report worksheet, students fill in information about a nonfiction book. Students include the topic, 4-5 facts already know, 6 new words learned, and 5-6 things they learned about the topic. Students also write about the...
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Nonfiction Study Guide: Frederick Douglass

For Students 8th - 11th
For homeschool or the classroom: response to reading activities, writing prompts, study guides, a reading schedule, plot flow chart, and character map relevant to any reading task. Resource is designated for Narrative of the Life of...
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Non-fiction Book Report

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this book report worksheet, students write information about a nonfiction book. Students include the book topic, 4-5 facts they already know about it, and 6 new words learned. Students also complete a graphic organizer and write about...
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I See a School

For Students K - 1st Standards
Enthusiastic readers report on a book detailing what it's about and their favorite part with a picture-based writing template. A nonfiction version takes a step further to highlight what the pupil learned, and a fiction version showcases...
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Digging Up Dinosaurs

For Students 4th - 6th
In this report writing worksheet, students prepare to write a dinosaur report by selecting and reading a nonfiction book. Students choose one dinosaur and write a report following the specific guidelines on this page.
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Special Friends: Challenge Activities (Theme 9)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Special Friends is the theme of a unit comprised of challenge activities for those who have already mastered the skills in the Houghton Mifflin unit Special Friends. Extended learning opportunities include writing an activity book, a...
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Alia's Mission

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Have your class discuss the problems faced by those in war-torn nations using this resource about a librarian in Iraq. After reading Alia's Mission: Saving the Books of Iraq, learners answer cause and effect questions, summarize the...
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A Zoo Book for All

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A visit to the local zoo launches an integrated life science/ language arts research project into the habitat, feeding habits, offspring, lifespan, and other interesting facts about animals. Each group selects two animals to photograph...
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Any Book Literature Response

For Students 4th - 6th
Check out this packet of 15 free, colorful templates for worksheets that work with any chapter book. The resource is loaded with printables for character report cards, book reports, bookmarks, etc.
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Happy Holidays!

For Students 4th - 6th
In this report writing worksheet, students select a holiday and read a nonfiction book about it in preparation for writing a report. Students write a report including answers to all the questions listed.
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Reading Questions: Alex Haley's "My Furthest Back Person: The African"

For Students 8th - 12th
Based on Alex Haley's moving essay "My Furthest Back Person: The African," these 11 questions support comprehension and prepare readers for discussion of the text. Use this tool, and the essay, as a nonfiction addition to units on...
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Comprehension During Independent Reading

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Ideal for a language arts class, literary unit, or independent reading assignment, a set of reading worksheets address a wide array of skills. From poetic elements to nonfiction text features, you can surely find a valuable resource in...