• READING WITH YOUR CHILD

        "Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read." 
    ~ Marilyn Jager Adams ~
     
     
    Reading Strategies 
     
     
    BEFORE and DURING
     
    What story clues are in the title and in the pictures?
    Is this selection fiction or nonfiction?
    How do you know?
    Why do you want to read this story?
    What do you think will happen next?
    How do you feel about the main character?
    Would you do things differently if you were the main character?
    Does the story text make sense to you?
    How do you think the story will end?
    Is the author trying to teach you something?
     
     
    AFTER READING WITH YOUR CHILD
     
    How did the story make you feel?
    What did you like or dislike about the story?
    Does the story remind you of any other story?
    What were you wondering as you read?
    Does this book make you think of anything else you've read?
    What was your favorite part?
    Were there any parts that surprised you?
    What are you going to read next?