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Tips on how to write a book review​​​​

If you are not sure how to write a review, these ideas may help get you started.
  •  Choose a book, it does not have to be your favourite.
  •  Read the book, just before you write your review. 
  •  Then answer the questions.
    • The name of the book I read is...
      Copy the title of the book from the cover. Check that you have every word.
    • It was written by...
      Copy the name of the author from the cover. Check the spelling. If there is an illustrator, you can add "and illustrated by" then write the name.
    • This book is...
      Choose words that match the book. If there isn't a word that matches, you can choose "Other".  
    • In my words, this book is about...
      Tell us something about them, and what they do in the story.
    • I give this book a rating of...
      Choose a rating between one sad face and five happy faces.
    • My book review is for...
      You can choose a team if you would like.
  • Read your review out loud, does it make sense? 
  • Fix any mistakes and make changes if you need to.
Happy reading and reviewing!

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