• Helpful hints

    Select books that are exciting and interesting to your child!

    Look at the illustrations while reading and talk about them.

    Select books with repetition to capture the rhythm of the language.

    Let your child hold the book and turn the pages!

    Encourage your child to join in and read also!

    Before reading:

    Look at the cover of the book.

    Discuss and predict what the story might be about.

    During reading:

    Make predictions about what will happen nextin the story.

    Look at the illustrations and enjoy them!

    Who are the main characters in the story?

    Is this story a rhyming book?

    After reading:

    How was the problem solved?

    Did you enjoy this story?

    What was your favorite part?

    Have your child give an example from the story.