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Pizza Reading Comprehension – Fun Book Report Idea

Looking for a fun, clever, and EASY book report idea? You will love these clever, free printable pizza reading comprehension slices. Not only do they help kids summarize what they read, but they are a great way to motivate kids to read  and understanding what they’ve read. Fun resource for parents, teachers, and homeschoolers of kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students.

Looking for a fun, clever, and EASY book report idea? You will love these clever, free printable pizza reading comprehension slices. Not only do they help kids summarize what they read, but they are a great way to motivate kids to read  and understanding what they've read. Fun resource for parents, teachers, and homeschoolers of kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students.

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Writing a traditional book report where kids write a paper summarizing what they read including the plot, characters, setting, and what they thought of the book is effective, but BORING! We want to make learning fun so kids will get excited about not only reading a good book, but remembering what they read and creating an effective summary – an important skill they will use throughout their entire life! This pizza reading comprehension printable is such a fun, clever book report printable to make learning FUN for  kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6 students at home, in the classroom, or in your homeschool.

This super cute and clever book report idea incorporates various fun book report ideas into one concept – pizza! This is not just for one book report, but rather clever ideas to do 8 book reports over the course of the school year. When they finish, they will have completed their reading pizza.

Book Report Idea

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. The pdf file will open in a new window for you to save the freebie and print the pages.

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Reading Comprehension

Now, choose to either print the free book report template in color or black and white. The color has tan mushrooms, green peppers, red pepperoni, bacon, pink ham, white onions, red tomatoes, etc. Or let your student decorate their pizza as they read with crayons, markers, and colored pencils. Finally, cut apart the pizza into 8 slices.

Either option you choose, this is a fun way to encourage kids to read .

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Book Report Form

Students will read the book of their choice or one from an approved list. I like to use this book report activity to get them to read books I want them to read – across a variety of genres, styles, periods of history, and award winning classic books.

When kid finish reading a book, they will pick a slice of pizza and write on the slide the book title, book author, and date completed on a slice of pizza.

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Pizza Reading Comprehension

The reading comprehension part comes in because each slice of pizza lists a different book report activity for kids to complete that will help ensure they have good reading comprehension of the books they read and can easily and accurately summarize what they read. It’s up to you if you let them do multiple of the same kind or one of each.

Ideas include:

  • Reading Comprehension Bookmarks (free)
  • Make a Diorama
  • Draw a Comic of the Story
  • Oral Book Report
  • 1 Page Written Book Report
  • Make Book Timeline
  • Take a Quiz (google online quizzes for the book title and you’re likely to get lots of free resources)
  • Make a Play about the book
  • Book Report Sandwich
  • Simple Book Report (free printable)
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Homeschool Reading Comprehension

Once kids have read 8 books and completed the reading comprehension activities they will complete their pizza!

In our house, I get to pick out these 8 books so they are “better literature” than they may choose on their own. The other books they read are up to them. When they complete their pizza you can have a pizza party, get a date with mom or day, or some other fun surprise!

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Book Report Idea

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FREE Pizza Reading Comprehension - kids will have fun reading with this fun, free printable reading comprehension that gives more book report ideas. Print in color or black and white and includes lots of ideas for reading comprehension activity on each pizza slice. Perfect for summer reading, book club, at home, and more for kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade #readingcomprehension #homeschooling #bookreport

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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