Bringing Book Talks to Your Classroom e-book

Grade Levels
Not Grade Specific
Resource Type
Formats Included
  • PDF
8 pages


This 8-page e-book gives you the practical knowledge to bring Book Talks to your classroom - simply and consistently! This easy and powerful strategy will help you build a literacy rich classroom community in just a few minutes a day!

What's included?

1. A thorough explanation of what Book Talks ARE and AREN'T.

2. A How to for implementing them in your classroom.

3. Tips on transitioning from Teacher Led to Student Led Book Talks.

4. Links to videos that model Book Talks!


Check out Book Talk One-Pagers - Classics, Old and New for quick cheat sheets for Book Talks on Classic novels.


For more tips and information on bringing Book Talks to your classroom, check out these blog posts and videos!

Ms. Cotton's Corner - blog

Bringing Book Talks to Your Classroom video

For more Back to School Literacy Activities, check out:

Book Chats

Bring a Book to School Day - FREE

Customizable, Year Long Writing Journals

Wander Words - Task Cards for Teaching Transition Words

Growth Mindset Self-Evaluation

Reader's and Writer's Interest Surveys

Two Truths and a Lie - FREE

I am a Learner GLAD Chant

Leadership and Literacy - See a Problem, Solve a Problem unit

Writing Territories - a FREE Lesson Plan for launching Writer's Workshop

Happy teaching!


Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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