ERIC Number: EJ549900
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Engaging Social Studies Book Reports.
Turner, Thomas N.
Social Studies and the Young Learner, v9 n4 ps5-s7 Mar-Apr 1997
Outlines a dozen alternative formats for oral book reports that can turn this often boring ritual into an engaging learning experience. These creative formats emphasize the inherently important concepts of the books and build in listener accountability through authentic assessment. The formats include creating comic books, mock trials, and publicity spots. (MJP)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Book Reviews, Books, Class Activities, Creative Teaching, Elementary Education, Experiential Learning, Instructional Innovation, Learning Activities, Learning Strategies, Middle Schools, Oral Reading, Reading Materials, Reports, Social Studies, Student Projects, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A