It is important for growing readers to not only read everyday, but to also talk about their reading. Below are a list of questions family members can use to engage in a book discussion with their child.
Comprehension Strategies to Practice at Home:
Questions to ask before reading:
*What is the title of the book?
*What does the cover tell you about the book?
*What do you think the book is about?
*What are you curious to find out about this book?
*What do you already know about this book?
*What do you want to learn?
*What are you reading this book?
Questions to ask during reading:
*What do you think will happen next?
*What is the problem in the book?
*Why do you think the character did that?
*When you were reading this part, what were you picturing in
Questions to ask after reading:
*Describe the setting of the story.
*Describe how a character changed throughout the book.
*Which of the characters did you like best?Why?
*How were the problems solved?
*What did you learn from reading this book?