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Pirate Book Report Template

PDF | 4 pages|Grades: 2 - 5

Arrr!… really great pirate book report template!

Ahoy mateys! Time to get your book report finished before you have to walk the plank!

Use this fun pirate book report template during Talk Like a Pirate Day or whenever you and your students are feeling like going on an adventure across the seas!

Students simply:

  1. Read a book of their choice.
  2. Complete the book report template by answering the questions and giving the book a rating.
  3. Colour and decorate the template.
  4. Cut out the head page and body page.
  5. Paste the two pages together as indicated in the diagram.
  6. Adhere the template to a piece of backing paper or hang it directly on the display.

Two versions of the pirate illustration are included as well as different versions of the book report.

  • Lower Years
    • How many stars out of 5 would you give this book?
    • Describe what happens in this book.
    • Draw a picture of something that happens in the book.
  • Upper Years
    • Characters
    • Setting
    • Summary
    • What is your opinion of this book?
    • Who would you recommend this book to?
    • How many stars out of 5 would you give this book?

This book report template was created for Book Week 2021 – Old Worlds, New Worlds, Other Worlds.

  Australian Curriculum alignment

  • ACELT1589

    Compare opinions about characters, events and settings in and between texts Elaborations discussing each others' preferences for stories set in familiar or unfamiliar worlds, or about people whose lives are like or unlike their own (Skills: L...

  • ACELT1596

    Draw connections between personal experiences and the worlds of texts, and share responses with othersElaborationsdiscussing relevant prior knowledge and past experiences to make meaningful connections to the people, places, events, issues and ideas ...

  • ACELT1603

    Discuss literary experiences with others, sharing responses and expressing a point of view Elaborations sharing and discussing students' own and others' understanding of the effects of particular literary techniques on their appreciation of t...

  • ACELT1609

    Present a point of view about particular literary texts using appropriate metalanguage, and reflecting on the viewpoints of others Elaborations posing and discussing questions, such as 'Should this character have behaved as they did?', and be...

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