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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

Make predictions

This reminds me of...

I remember a time when...

This makes me think of...

I wonder...

 

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?

(retell)