While reading with your child, it is a good idea to stop and ask questions periodically throughout the reading. This ensures understanding and comprehension. Below are some reading response questions to ask.
1. Does this book remind you of another book?
2. Were you reminded of anything in your own life?
3. Is the setting important in the story? How?
4. What words did the author use to describe the setting?
5. Are there any powerful characters in the story? What makes them this way?
6. Who is the most interesting character? Why?
7. Which character has taught you the most?
8. What is the problem in the story? How do you think it will be resolved?
9. What was the most important part of the story?
10. Do you think the story really could have happened?
11. What is the story about?12. Whose point of view is used in the story? (Who is telling the story?)13. What happened first, next, then and last?
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