How Can I Help My Child to Read?

     After reading a story, ask the following questions to help improve comprehension.



    Who are the people or animals in the story?



    Where/when did the story take place?


    Problem/Main Idea

    What was the story about?



    What happened in the beginning of the story?

    What happened in the middle of the story?

    What happened at the end of the story?


    Author's Purpose

    Why do you think the author wrote the story?

    To Entertain or  Inform



    Connection to Personal Experience/Other Story

    Has anything like this ever happened to you?

    What did this book make you think about?