This idea can be adapted for any age, curriculum focus or ability. Students are able to practice their speaking and listening skills as they justify the items they have chosen and acknowledge the ideas of their peers by listening.
Book Talks are the perfect Book Report. Students practice speaking and listening as well as planning and organizing. It is a great way to assess comprehension and holds the students accountable for their independent reading. Student instructions, organizers, and planning sheets will help the class create fun engaging Book Talks. Included are 10 different Book Talks that are designed to guide your class to comprehensive and exciting presentations. Create a BUZZ about reading and make it fun.