Seesaw Book Reviews
1 Reading Rainbow Book Review Sample
Gather students together to watch the Reading Rainbow Book Review.
After watching, discuss what the student in the video said in his book review.
Think about what makes this a good book review.
Participate in discussion about quality book reviews.
2 Write a Book Review
Have students select a chapter book they recently read. They should write a short summary of the book without giving away the ending. They should include a recommendation at the end.
Share book reviews with a partner.
Choose a chapter book you recently read.
Write a short summary without giving away the ending. At the end, tell which type of reader you would recommend the book to.
Share book review with a partner.
3 Seesaw Book Review
Have students use the QR code to get into their Seesaw account.
Have them respond to the Book Review assignment by posting their video. Make sure they have the book with them to show in their video.
Use the QR code to get into your Seesaw account.
Add a response to the Book Review assignment by posting your video. Use the notes you wrote down earlier. Use the book in your video.
4 Seesaw Comments
Gather students together.
Using chart paper, make a list of comments people make that make you feel good.
Then, make a list of comments people make that make you feel bad.
Refer to Digital Citizenship Poster, discuss how to respect themselves and others on Seesaw.
Practice writing some comments together.
Allow time for the students to listen and respond to their classmates' book reviews on Seesaw.
Participate in class discussion.
View other book reviews and comment on two of them. Remember to respect others when you are writing your comments.