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Check for Understanding- Strategies

Check For Understanding!
  • Start the book by making predictions.  What do you think will happen in this story?
  • Ask questions and make comments during the reading process.
  • After reading a book, have your child tell you the events from the story in the correct order.
  • What was the problem in this story?
  • how did the character feel when......?
  • Encourage your child to make connections.  Does this story remind you of another book you read, an event in your life, a movie?