Students will learn about the purpose of a book review and the various styles/techniques used to write one. In this activity a book review is a way to recommend good books to other readers. The purpose is to persuade someone to read a book and to share your love of the book! Criteria for the book review will consist of three well-written paragraphs. Each paragraph will include persuasive language, evidence from the book, and appropriate use of grammar and writing techniques.Paragraphs will consist of 5-7 sentences of varying lengths and types. Additional information can be discussed/added as students work through the writing process.