Presentation on theme: "How to write a Book Review. Readers don’t have to know everything that happens in your book, or all of your reasons for liking it. Try to say enough so."— Presentation transcript:
Readers don’t have to know everything that happens in your book, or all of your reasons for liking it. Try to say enough so other students can decide if they want to read it themselves.
These questions should be answered in your review: What is the title of the book? Who is the author of the book? What is the book about? What is the book’s theme or message? What do I like about this book?
What is the title of the book? Who is the author of the book?
Characters Who were the main characters in your book? Choose one of those main characters and write three detailed sentences describing that character. Make sure your descriptions paint a picture of your character in our minds.
Setting Where does your story take place? Give three detailed sentences about where your story takes place. Use words that help us to visualize where this is taking place.
What is the book about? What events happen in the story? Only highlight a few events – don’t give the whole story away.
What do I like about the book? Does the book start in an exciting or interesting way? Does the book contain a lot of action or suspense? Does the main character show courage or strength? Does the book end in a surprising way?
What is the book’s theme? What message about life is the author trying to make? How do you know that this is the message?