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Book Report Practice

Your child’s first book report assignment can be very stressful. It’s hard to know what elements go into a book report, how much detail to go into, and how to present the information. You can circumvent this anxiety by practicing book reports at home with him. Making a Book Mobile to describe a book you’ve read together can be a fun way to explore the book further, and is a good way to prepare him for his first book report.

Skills Being Practiced

  • Reading comprehension
  • Analytical thinking
  • Fine motor skills
  • Written communication

What You Need

  • Chapter book you and your child have read together
  • 10 index cards
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • String/yarn
  • Coat hanger
  • Hole punch

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