A Book Journal Is a Great Way to Improve Your Reading Skills
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A reading log is a place to write down your reactions to what you're reading.
Doing this will allow you to gain insight into the theme and plot, will help you understand what you feel about the characters, and deepen your overall enjoyment.
Start by writing down your immediate reactions as you read through the book.
Write about the characters, considering these questions:
Consider the names in the book, using these questions:
When you have more questions than answers, ask yourself:
A book journal can work well for poetry, plays, and other literature.
Consider reading about the reading experiences of other great writers. You may even compare notes.
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