46 Alternatives to Writing a Book Report

Reading and writing book reports are important. After all, wasn’t it Ben Carson’s mother who made him and his brother write two book reports a week–and he’s chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins. But if you’re looking for an alternative to book reports to help make things more interesting, consider one of the following options: 1. Do a costumed presentation of your book. Dress as one of the characters and tell the story from that character’s point of view. 2. Write a letter from one character to another character. 3. Write the first paragraph (or two) for a sequel. … Continue reading