Non-Fiction Book Report Criteria

Middle/High School

INCLUDES

Include first name and age

 INTRODUCTION

Include:

  • Title of book and author

  • Subject of the book

  • Catch the reader's interest

 BODY

Include the following:

  • Summary of important points the author makes about the subject of the book

  • For a biography, describe some key events in the person's life.

  • Purpose of the book

 

 CONCLUSION

Include the following:

  • The most interesting thing you learned about the book's subject.

  • How you can use what you learned

  • Did the author hold your interest?  Explain.

  • Why would you recommend this book to others?

 LANGUAGE

  • Uses words correctly

  • Uses active verbs and specific nouns

 SENTENCES

  • Uses complete sentences
  • Varies sentence structure

 CORRECTNESS

  • Uses correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar

 CONFERENCING

Make sure you have conferenced with someone on your book report.

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