This is a step by step guide for students to use in order to complete a successful book analysis in the format of a book report.
First page: Description of the assignment and procedure/checklist of the 10 steps. Procedure includes due dates that you can edit for use in your classroom. Steps are broken down into manageable parts for students and for teachers to give feedback at various times. This is designed as a long-term project that students will manage with teacher guidance.
Second & Third Pages: Format for book report with guidelines for each story element. Story elements included: Setting (time and place), Main Characters (protagonist and antagonist), Plot with Beginning (conflict) Middle (climax) and End (resolution), Fantasy elements, Theme, and Opinion and instructions on the cover of the book report.
Fourth Page: Helpful Hints to manage a long term project
Designed for English class in 5th grade but can be adapted for grades 4-8.