How to help your reader at home
~ Before Reading ~
What do you think this book is going to be about?
(by looking at the pictures on the front cover)
Do you know anything about ________?
(Make a text to self connection if possible)
Point to the title
Name the author and illustrator and discuss the job of each
~ During Reading ~
Talk about characters and illustrations
This reminds me of...
I remember a time when...
This makes me think of...
~ After Reading ~
Who were the characters?
Where did the story take place and when did the story take place?
What was the problem?
How was the problem solved?
Can you tell me as much as you remember about the story?