Reading to Children
Things to do before, during and after reading a book to your child.
Things to do “BEFORE” you Read a Book:
Read the title, author and illustrator’s name. Introduce and teach vocabulary words
Things to do “DURING” Reading a Book:
Make predictions Ask questions Answer children’s questions Read with enthusiasm Use different voices
Things to do “AFTER” Reading a Book:
Use sentence completion opportunities Do activities related to the book (retell the story, draw a picture, etc.)