While i know that a large part of the fear behind oral book reports is that of looking dumb in front of their peers, another part of the fear is that they will fail the assignment, not for lack of effort or understanding, but for lack of public speaking skills. So much of the information used for research is just a little outside their reading level, but the videos, being oral and visual, are. Here is a good source for creating qr code in crystal reports. Draw a classroom mural depicting a major scenes from the book. Qr codes can also be used by students to sign out material. Read a brief story about a girl named fern and her animal friends. I recorded students reading biographies that they wrote. For second graders, i use the most scaffolded versions of the report. This is a short tutorial of how to show elementary students the proper technics of presenting a book report. Using qr codes in the classroom to enhance learning. You can use it with any picture book or chapter book.
Studentcreated sequoyah book reports, audioboo, ipads and qr codes. Biography, autobiography, informational fiction made up. Give its title, authors name, date of publication, genre. Design a poster or new book cover depicting the climax of the story. I just had an interesting support question from a customer, and felt the need to put pen to paper. Writing a book report is a common activity students are required to go through today. Students use the format of literature circles to form opinions, vocabulary and understanding of the themes and characterization of a novel. Below are the instructions for each part of the report. A book report is a way to tell others about a book you have read.
A good book report should include the book s author, title, characters, setting, and plot, as well as a personal endorsement. Qr codes make book reports easier to share qr code press. Studentcreated sequoyah book reports, audioboo, ipads and qr. Reading is one thing but the ability to summarize and analyze information is totally different. For the bookmark, students include a qr code that goes to the authors website. Readbox, qr codes, book trailers with imovie and a rubric we. These barcodes are becoming a central part of mobile marketing and smartphone shopping. The following things about the characters should be mentioned. One can read a lot of books but still be unable to develop a good book report due to the lack of knowledge of what it should look like. Alternative book report ideas teaching and technology ideas. The other part is an oral presentation that you will do in front of the class. Through the use of a smartphone with a free reader app and the qr codes assigned to the reports, they can instantly be viewed. This topic reminds me of the good tool i used last time. For example, in a sociology report, students could include qr codes which link to video recordings of actual oral history interviews.
I created a set of qr codes for books that i was able to find online, generally. Help your students make the books they read come alive with these 22 creative book report ideas and. How to write a book report is a series of videos giving tips for writing better book reports. Oral book report presentation rubric with visual aid. Digital book report students will type their book reports into a free qr code generator suggested website included. Qr codes in the classroom kathy schrocks guide to everything. An oral novel book report assignment sheet and oral novel book report rubric. Write an acrostic poem about the book using the letters in the title of the book or the name of a character or author. Learn more about how yukon students are using audioboo with qr codes in the october 2012 post, studentcreated sequoyah book reports. Format of an oral book report start with introducing the book to the audience. Oral novel book reports, with a bookmark and qr code. The use of qr codes is becoming increasingly common on product packages and magazine ads, for instance, but they are also starting to show up for a number of uses in the classroom. Charlottes web book report summary, characters analysis, e. Students use the craft during their oral reports in front of the class.43 1510 571 245 1459 622 872 93 1291 343 330 1363 516 306 1312 1552 1278 14 982 1502 1369 906 1107 1429 823 1228 1346 1255 165 1656 1469 239 395 110 776 1053 1408 770 681 664 1290 600 871 340