How To Use This Site
Book Punch provides interactive writing prompts about well-known books. View the list of available titles.
To use Book Punch, users need to be able to type basic sentences. Users are guided, step-by-step, through the process of writing well-crafted responses to literature. Personalized tips and suggestions are provided throughout.
This site provides a few examples of an interactive writing prompt. With the full program students have access to both personal and evidence-based writing prompts. To learn more about Book Punch's activities, click here.
To help teachers plan lessons in advance, free teaching guides for each book are posted on the site. The lesson plans can be used with, or without, the Book Punch writing activities. Teachers will be more successful, in our view, if they use Book Punch with their students.
Book Punch works on any operating system (Win, Mac, Linux, iOS, Chrome) supporting one of many popular web browsers. Recommended browsers are Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Safari. A screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or larger is suggested.
Version Comparison The ability to save written work is disabled in the Book Punch demos. Users of the complete online edition may save and resume work. In addition, the school version of Book Punch automatically saves pupil work in an online portfolio accessible to students and teachers.