Paper Bag Book Report
On one side of a paper bag, draw a colorful scene from the book. Also
a. The title of the book
b. The author
c. Your name
On on the back of the bag write:
a. Main Characters-Include all of the main characters
b. Supporting Characters-Include any other characters that may have been
in the story but were not main characters.
c. Setting-Include the places and the time periods your story took plae.
d. Conflicts-Include the main problem within the story.
e. Resolutions-Include the ending of the story.
Inside the bag place at least six objects that represent significant events that
happened in the book. You could also place objects that show aspects of the
main characters’ personalities. You may draw only one picture and put it in
You will be asked to tell the class about your book. You may read directly
from your bag as long as you have eye contact with the class. You will also
be required to tell the class about each item in your bag and why you chose
this item. You will be given points for loudness and clarity when presenting.
Example: Front of the Bag
By James Howe
Your Picture Should Cover Most of This Side.
Your First and Last Name
Example: Back of the Bag
Whether or not the bunny is a
vampire and how to prove it
Resolution: The dog saves the bunny from the cat’s strange behavior. The cat, Chester,
is seeing a psychiatrist. The reader is left wondering if the bunny is a vampire or not.