There's more to literacy than just being able to read.
A critical part of reading is learning how to think as you read. The good news is, something as simple as asking your child questions can go a long way toward fueling this key literacy skill.
Before, during, or after your child reads a story, article or book, you can ask:
- What was it about?
- What do you think will happen next?
- Does this make you wonder about other things?
- What was your favorite part of the story?
- What did you learn?
- Did the characters change over time? If so, how?
- What was the problem in the story?
- What was the solution?
Summertime is a great time to position reading as a relaxed activity that can transform into fun for the whole family. Get more summer reading tips from Istation, including 4 things parents can do this summer to make teachers happy in the fall!
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