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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?