Name and No. ______________
Week of ___________ to ______________
____ My book response is attached. ____ I did not write a book response.
Last name, First name. Title. City: Publisher, date. (category)
(Do not forget that the second line of a bibliographic entry is indented by three spaces.
Categories: novel (N), nonfiction (NF), picture book (P), folklore (F), browsing (B)
Writing a Book Response
There are many formats you may use. The quality of your writing is far more important than the length of your response. Over the course of a term, it would be wise to use a variety of response forms in order to improve the range of your writing skills.
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Click HERE to learn how to analyze writing techniques in picture books.
Before you hand in your response, check the criteria:
1. tells enough about the book _____
2. includes five senses details ____
3. includes figures of speech _____
4. gives reasons to read the book _____
5. uses correct English ____
6. is neatly presented _____