1. Read a book!!!
2. Decide how you feel about it.
3. Rate the book, using this star rating system.
⭐ = The book wasn't that great.
⭐⭐ = The book was okay.
⭐⭐⭐ = The book was interesting!
⭐⭐⭐⭐ = I loved the book!!
⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ = I couldn't put the book down! It was amazing!
4. Choose an emoji that follows the theme of the story or the way you were feeling while you were reading. You might choose a 😯 if you were scared or a 😟 if it was a sad book. Use 🙀 if you were surprised by things in the story! Use your creativity!
5. Tweet your rating on twitter, using the hashtag, #emojibookrating! My daughter just read a Cam Jansen book. Here's our tweet!
Second grader Kylie gives Cam Jansen and the Double Beach Mystery, by David Adler ⭐⭐⭐⭐ and a 😉 #emojibookrating #kidlitUse this in your classroom or at home! Let's see if we can get some #emojibookrating love! I can't wait to see all of your ratings and recommendations! Happy reading!!
— Allison Hamer (@BetterwithaBook) September 18, 2013