Ways To Share A Book
Write about it to
2. Make a map of where it takes
3. Make a story map of its main events.
4. Create a crossword puzzle, using the setting and
5. Tell why it would or wouldn’t make a great
6. Explain its funniest or most exciting part.
7. Make a poster about it.
8. Pick 5 to 10 adjectives that describe it and tell
9. Describe an incident from it as if you were a reporter on the
10. Using magazine pictures, make a collage of an idea or scene from
11. Make up a limerick or haiku about
12. Illustrate it with objects or photos.
13. Compare it with the movie or TV
14. Make a time-line of its events.
15. Create a new ending for it.
16. Make a mosaic to illustrate one of its settings or events
17. Make up a lost and found ad for something in
18. Rewrite one of its incidents for a younger
19. Use sketches or photos to recreate one of its action
20. The U.S. President has learned that you’ve read this book
wants to know one thing a main character
discovered about life that you
think all Americans should know. What would you tell
21. Describe the main character in 64
22. Choose a character you’d like to have as a friend. Tell
23. Make believe you were one of the minor characters. How would you
describe the main character?
Role play one of the characters
Plan an appropriate meal for a main character.
Do a cartoon strip based on a character.
Write a few paragraphs in a diary as if you were a character.
Write a poem about a character.
Design costumes for some of the characters. Explain why each
Tell why one of the characters should have a different role.
Write a biography of one of the
Create paper dolls of the main
Make a list of facts you learned from it.
Tell what the book would say about itself if it could
Pick a book you think each of the main characters would enjoy
reading. Tell why.
Tell what your home would be like if it belonged to one of the main
Write an interview between a character and the author, or between
Guess what would have happened if a character had made an important
Persuade an audience to read (or not read) it.
Tell why you would (or wouldn’t) recommend it to your
principal, a parent, or another student.
List its five most interesting or critical sentences.Tell
Use its theme or setting to create a postcard or greeting
Compare it to another book the author has written. Describe
elements, style, theme, and so forth.
Write a song about it.
Demonstrate something you learned from it.
Prepare a list of its most unusual, difficult, or exciting
words. Explain why you chose them.
Use its title and theme to write your own
For stories that took place in another time, tell how one of the
characters would act today, or would respond to a
Pretend to be the book and tell what you hold within
Compare it w ith a book of
51. Prepare a
jacket for it.
52. Become the author and tell why you wrote this
53. Write interview questions to the
54. Write a letter of appreciation to the
55. Write suggestions for improvement
56. Make a Venn diagram comparing two