The "Book Review" Journal Activity brings a social aspect to Whooo's Reading, while helping students choose what to read next.
After a student has finished reading a book, they can write a book review. They rate the book with 1-5 stars and then respond to a prompt that guides their review. The review prompts alternate each time to keep students engaged and thinking:
Once completed, book reviews become visible to the entire class via the Class Shelf to help other students discover what their peers are reading and enjoying (or not enjoying!).
By default, students can see book reviews submitted by other students on the Class Shelf. This includes the rating and the written review. If you would like to turn this off so that students cannot see each other's book reviews, you can do so in your Class Settings (click the drop-down in the top right, then Class Settings):