• After you read a story with your child, engage in a book discussion by asking your child a few comprehension questions to support his/her understanding of the story.


    Basic Story Questions

    ·    What was your favorite part of the story? Why?

    ·    Who are the characters? Where does the story take place?

    ·     What does this story remind you of?

               (Text-to-Self, Text-to-Text, Text-to-World connections) 

    ·    What was the problem in the story?

    ·    How was the problem solved?

    ·    What do you predict will happen next?

    ·    Tell me something important from the story. Why do you think that was an important part of the story?


    Higher-level Questions

    ·    What if…?

    ·    How did…?

    ·    What would happen if…?

    ·    What caused…?

    ·    How would you feel if…?

    ·    What character trait would describe _____?

    ·    Why do you think…?

    ·    How would the story be different if…?

Last Modified on August 16, 2023