Demo – Try a Lesson

Book Taco strives to be inclusive of all the student learning styles and we go far beyond just reading comprehension quizzes. With over 30+ highly engaging activities, students can write about the books they’ve selected, log their reading time, master book specific vocabulary, generate Book Talk videos and work on story structure related printables. Scroll down to explore our book activities.

Just Jake Book 3                  Try a Lesson
       By Jake Marcionette

  Book Activities           Reading Validation Modules – Students only see modules turned ON

Module Name Description
This module is always on but not required and allows students to log their reading time with a stopwatch timer or manually.
Students can manually enter and track their daily reading statistics (name of book, time spent reading and number of pages) or record their reading in real time with our online reading stopwatch.
Book Quiz
Book Quiz Passing Grade = 70%
# of Quiz Attempts = 2 Tries
Quiz Available = Anyday
Multiple choice based comprehension questions allowing teachers to customize test settings including passing score, number of attempts, and day of the week. Quiz questions are shuffled and randomized to maintain testing integrity.- Teachers can allow students to take book quizzes on any computer or in-school only.
- Teachers can customize book quiz settings (passing grade, number of tries and day of the week book quiz is available).
Opportunity for students to take a book quiz in Spanish.
book talkNEW! COMING SOON! Student generated video response where students record and capture their true feelings about the books they read. The perfect tool to promote public speaking skills, collaboration, advocacy and student voice.
Opportunity for students to submit their thoughts, feelings, insight and observations on a book. Once submitted, Book Notes is marked completed and game coins earned with the notes appearing in the teacher’s Reports page ready for review and assessment.
Book Taco survey questions about how the student experienced the book and their overall rating of the characters, plot, and appeal.

  Book Vocabulary

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Interactive learning modules designed for long-term retention
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Competitive and fun platform testing synonymous words and phrases.
Introduction to definitions, synonyms, antonyms and contextual usage.
Active and fun learning medium promoting language acquisition through contextual and visual experience.
Definition matching exercise leveraging high level engagement with pronunciation reinforcement.
Interactive exercise deepening knowledge of new words, boosting working memory and increasing student exposure.
Matching exercise challenges the understanding of the appropriate contextual usage of the words.
These scrambled sentences are a great way to teach and reinforce vocabulary, sentence structure, and grammar.
Final assessment module featuring multiple choice environment.

  Writing Section

Writing makes for better readers and improves comprehension. Use our writing prompts to focus on mechanics, development of student voice and communicating perspective on a piece of literature.
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Students can view and select from a variety of different writing prompts. Once their paragraph(s) is ready it can be submitted for review/grading.

  Printables

Our book related printables for both Fiction and Nonfiction are perfect for those students who want more, class reads, and read aloud scenarios. They’re fun, engaging and provide another avenue for self expression.
Enter Printable Grades

← We provide a printable version of our Book Quiz and Book Review validation modules along with our extra credit book activities. When your students turn-in those printables, click here to manually enter credit and award game coins.

Printable PDF Description

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Reading log printable.

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Book review printable.

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One page chapter notes organizer helps students organize characters and events for each chapter read.

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Assess the level of a student's thinking about the reading and their ability to support conclusions with text-based evidence.

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The describe the characters, setting, beginning, middle and end of the story.

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Template and word bank for the analysis of two characters’ similarities and differences.

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Fun activity where students get to express their creativity by drawing their favorite parts of books and providing description.

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Practice summarizing and retelling the story (writing or pictures) by challenging students to identify main ideas, themes, and key details.

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Assess the level of a student's thinking about the reading and their ability to support conclusions with text-based evidence.

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Great activity to get your students reading for information allowing for assessment of understanding and comprehension.

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Nonfiction graphic organizer helps students organize their understanding of a book or text.

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Encourage your students to review nonfiction books for text features and discuss the impact and significance of each.
Module Icon Certification of book completion certificate.