Tips for Parents to Encourage
Questioning During Reading
For Emerging Readers:
-Model deeper questioning (why something might happen).
-Use questions that lead to discussion.
-Ask questions about word meaning.
-Ask questions that go beyond the book.
-Praise your child for asking questions.
For Advancing Readers:
-Model how to question the author.
-Ask your child what questions he/she is asking during the reading process.
-Show your child how to jot questions on sticky notes in the margins.
-Show your child how some question may be answered in the text.
-Show your child how to find or generate answers that are not in the text.
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