Writing

Make a brochure in MS Word - Just replace the clipart and text to make your brochure.
Write in a shape. Go ahead and type a story in your word processor. Select and copy your text. Next, go to this website and paste in your text. You can make waves, spirals, or hearts. Give it a try.
http://www.festisite.com/text-layout/

Interesting ways to do a book report

  1. Present an oral report of the book.
  2. Give a written synopsis.
  3. Write about the most interesting part of the book.
  4. Tell about the most important part.
  5. Write about the most important part.
  6. Read interesting parts of the book aloud.
  7. Describe what you liked or disliked about some of the characters.
  8. Dramatize a certain episode.
  9. Demonstrate something you learned.
  10. Make a peep box of the most important part.
  11. Design a book jacket with an inside summary of the book.
  12. Build a scale model of an important object of the book.
  13. Draw a clock showing the time an important event occurred.
  14. Create another ending for the story.
  15. Make up a lost or found advertisement for a person or object mentioned.
  16. Make a picture book of the main events in the story.
  17. Illustrate the most important part of the book in a “picture story.”
  18. Paint a mural of the story or parts of it.
  19. Do a watercolor picture.
  20. Draw or paint the main character from the book.
  21. Compare this book with another you read on a similar subject.
  22. Produce a movie of the story.
  23. Gather a collection of objects described in the story.
  24. Make a collage.
  25. Put together a three-dimensional scene about the book.
  26. Create a puppet show with stick puppets.
  27. Devise a poster to advertise the book.
  28. Give a pantomime of an important part of the book.
  29. Present a pantomime or a guessing game.
  30. Read from your book orally while others pantomime the action.
  31. Use a map to show routes taken by characters in the story.
  32. Draw a map showing where the story took place.
  33. Tell about the author and the illustrator.
  34. Write a brief biography about the author.
  35. Give a “chalk talk.”
  36. Make characters for each scene in a story to use in a flannel board story.
  37. Construct a mobile to illustrate your book.
  38. Conduct a scientific experiment associated with your reading.
  39. Tape record an play back a portion of the story.
  40. Make a diorama.
  41. Do a soap or balsa wood carving.
  42. Design and make stand-up characters.
  43. Compose a poem about the story.
  44. Tell a story with musical accompaniment.
  45. Send a letter to a friend to spread the good word about your book.
  46. Write letters as if one character was corresponding with another.
  47. Design a costume for one or more of the characters.
  48. Point out parts in the book to show a character has changed.
  49. Write a letter to one of the characters.
  50. Tell what you would have done had you been one of the characters in the same situation.
  51. Make up a conversation between two characters in the story.
  52. Imagine a conversation between yourself and a character.
  53. Draw a picture for the ending of the story and think of a title for it.
  54. Choose two characters and illustrate a meeting between them.
  55. Make up a limerick or riddle about the story.
  56. Prepare a story sequence chart with illustrations.
  57. Write a play about one of the characters that is in trouble.
  58. Prepare a newspaper article, including headlines, about a character’s activities.