Tips for reading to children


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.)

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