20 Ways of Looking at the Book
These activities address multiple intelligences and a range of student ability levels.
91 Ways to Respond to Literature
Multiple intelligences, varied ability levels, traditional to cutting-edge: you'll find book report ideas here! This list was originally compiled by Anne J. Arvidson.
Alternatives to the Traditional Book Report
This page lists 70 ideas for responding to reading. Many of the suggestions are for older students only, but some will work with elementary students.
Better Book Reports and Better Book Reports: 25 More Ideas!
Teacher-tested ideas to help kids respond to their reading with enthusiasm.
Book Party: Creating Festivals to Honor Works of Literature
Suggested for middle and high school students and based on Bloomsday, this complete lesson plan includes journaling, vocabulary, reading and discussion, small group work, individual work, assessment, and related standards.
Book Report Form
These printable forms help elementary students report on their reading. Forms are available for biographies, fairy tales, mysteries, and sports books, in addition to "general" fiction. Scroll down to find a reading interests survey for upper elementary.
Book Report Ideas
A collection of links to lists of book report ideas.
Book Report Sandwich Station
This interactive site supports student writing with prompts for plot, setting, character, and personal response. Students can add a graphic before printing the final draft. Requires Web access.
Book Reports for the Bored
20 ideas for book projects.
Students use PowerPoint to create book reports and post them on the Web.
A Bookish Proposal
Students examine uncommon places where books are sold and create proposals to sell and/or display particular books in local venues. Students read an article from the New York Times in conjunction with this project.