How to Write Terrific Book Reports

( 1 )

Overview

These easy-to-understand handbooks How to Be School Smart, How to Write Terrific Book Reports, How to Do your Best on Tests, and How to Write Super School Reports have offered students clear, commonsense advice on how to successfully organize and carry out school assignments for over a decade. Now these great guides have been completely revised to reflect the needs of today's technology-savvy kids.

Explains how to write an effective book report, covering such ...

See more details below
Available through our Marketplace sellers.
Other sellers (Other Format)
  • All (2) from $127.51   
  • Used (2) from $127.51   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$127.51
Seller since 2006

Feedback rating:

(59800)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

Very Good
Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!

Ships from: Mishawaka, IN

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
$127.51
Seller since 2006

Feedback rating:

(59800)

Condition: Good
Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase ... benefits world literacy! Read more Show Less

Ships from: Mishawaka, IN

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
  • Express, 48 States
  • Express (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by
Note: Kids' Club Eligible. See More Details.
Sending request ...

Overview

These easy-to-understand handbooks How to Be School Smart, How to Write Terrific Book Reports, How to Do your Best on Tests, and How to Write Super School Reports have offered students clear, commonsense advice on how to successfully organize and carry out school assignments for over a decade. Now these great guides have been completely revised to reflect the needs of today's technology-savvy kids.

Explains how to write an effective book report, covering such aspects as choosing the book, thinking while reading, writing a first draft, and preparing the final draft, and offers tips for oral presentations.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle
One of our four books in a School Survival series, this guide spells out how to make book reprts better for those who already like to write them or easier for those who hate them"because they are hard to do and because you don't know what to say." The authors quickly go over the need for book reports ("you're doing an importatnt job for your classmates"because there are so many books, how to choose a book (if choice is offered and using the library as a resource. When it comes to organizing and writing tips, they suggestanswering three wuestions: What is the book about? What main idea did the author want to tell the reader? Did I like or dislike it, and why? They also offer tips to make the processmore fun, like writing to the author or publisher for more information or even freebies, or writing the report in the style of a newspaper article. Students will appreciate the book'sformat: short sections and a not-too-preachy attitude.
San Francisco Ecaminer & Chronicle
One of our four books in a School Survival series, this guide spells out how to make book reports better for those who already like to write them or easier for those who hate them "because they are hard to do and because you don't know what to say. "
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
The authors of How to Write a Term Paper now concentrate on that bane of school assignments, the book report, discussing their value and detailing steps for drafting and polishing. Their clear, lively hints breed confidence by making conscious processes that children may be using already and by offering practice questions that can be used for most assignments (e.g., ``How does the book make you feel?'') Topics include choosing books; getting help from teachers and librarians; adding a measure of fun to oral reports with costumes and props. Middle-grade students will especially appreciate the directions for correcting common problems (e.g., paragraphs that are too long). (8-12)
Children's Literature - Joyce Rice
With more and more classroom emphasis being placed on a student's ability to write, homework assignments often involve a writing assignment. This is an excellent guide for the beginning writer as well as a reference tool for the older student who is an accomplished writer. Students are often confused about how to begin a report once the reading and research are complete. The authors present a step-by-step process for developing a book report, beginning with suggestions for selecting the book and ending with presenting an oral book report. Instructions tell kids how to get organized, what parts of the book are important, and how to clean up a first draft. Students also receive information about ways to enhance a report, such as contacting the author on-line or using props and costumes for the presentation. Originally published as How To Write Your Best Book Report. 1998 (orig.
Children's Literature - Joyce Rice
This is an excellent guide for the beginning writer as well as a reference tool for the older student who is an accomplished writer. Students are often confused about how to begin a report once the reading and research are complete. The authors present a step-by-step process for developing a book report, beginning with suggestions for selecting the book and ending with presenting an oral book report. Instructions tell kids how to get organized, what parts of the book are important, and how to clean up a first draft. Students also receive information about ways to enhance a report, such as contacting the author on-line or using props and costumes for the presentation. Originally published as How To Write Your Best Book Report. 1998 (orig.
School Library Journal
Gr 4-6 The process of writing book reports is of little concern to most students, who care more about their completion. Perhaps this book should be part of the assignment. It is well organized and explains the whys and hows of writing a book report from chosing the book, through the final draft or an oral report. The style is smooth, spare, and lucid. The chapters are divided into short sections and contain examples of reporting on fiction and nonfiction. It should be helpful to students writing their first formal book report and to experienced students wishing to improve skills, as well as to teachers and librarians providing assistance. A worthwhile companion to the authors' How to Write a Great School Report (Lothrop, 1983). Marguerite Lewis, Glenmont Elementary School, N.Y.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780613116527
  • Publisher: Bt Bound
  • Publication date: 8/28/1998
  • Series: School Survival Guide Ser.
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 80
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.32 (w) x 7.68 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Read an Excerpt

Terrific Book Report Tip #14:

Thinking about what you read while you're reading it makes writing your book report easier. It gives you some specific things to say in your report, and you'll be able to remember what you did and did not like about the book. While you are reading, think of answers to the following questions:

—How does the book make you feel?

—Does the book take you on an adventure?

—Does the book tell you what you want to know?

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4
( 1 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews
  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2001

    School day blues washed away

    This book really helped me in school. I learned how to write book reports in a quick minute, I also wasn't doing to well in my English class because I couldn't understand how to write book reports. I fully recommend this book to anyone!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
Sort by: Showing 1 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)