Read a reader (a simplified version of a real book): 80-120 pp, Level 6 /Advanced
Read the first 75 pages of a real book
Read a story of around 35 pages on wattpad.com1
After reading write a book report.
Write a book report about a book/story you have read.
Include the following details:
Para 1 INTRODUCTION
- the title and the author of the book/story (The book /story I read is called... . It was written by... . )
- give the web address in case you read an online story (The story can be found here: ...)
- the type of the book/story and the general intro. (This book/story is a paranormal/action/romance … story or a novel2/a short story about… .)
- reasons for choosing the book/story (I chose the book/story because...)
- setting (...is the time and place of the story. Is it set a long time ago or now? / Does it take place in another country or in an imaginary place? / How much time passes in the story—a day? a year? a lifetime?)
The story is set in ... and takes place now/during the Second World War/in the 19th century …
- characters (Introduce the main characters and add their short descriptions.)
The main characters are...
Para 3 PLOT
- main events
NB! Do not go into too much detail here!
NB! When retelling the story, stick to one tense - past or present.
Use linking devices such as in the beginning, then, next, after that, by the time, while, after a while, all of a sudden, finally etc.
Para 4 YOUR OPINION
- your opinion of the book: Why did you like it? What was your favourite part, why? / Who was your favourite character, why? / Could you relate to a character? / Did you like the plot? /
Was there anything you disliked about the book? However, …
Para 5 CONCLUSION
- (this is just a sentence or two to sum up your report. You can write who you would recommend it or what the message of the book was. All in all, In conclusion,… ).
Write 250-300 words. (Count the words and write the number of the words below your text)
Use 14 point font size and 1.5 spacing.
2. Use the search engine (Discover…) to choose a type of story you would like to read (romance, horror, humour etc.)
3. Start choosing a story. Consider the following: how many times the story has been read, how many times favourited and what has been said in the comments. Also, take notice whether the story is complete (completed vs ongoing).
4. Use your own better judgment regarding the quality of writing!