Please ensure you ask your children a range of questions when listening to them read to help develop their understanding of what they have read.
Who are the main characters?
What do you think is going to happen?
What is the story about?
What is your favourite part of the story? Why?
How does the character feel? How do you know?
What happened after..?
Have you ever had a similar experience? How did you feel?
If this was you – how would your friends react? (
What is this book about?
What helps you read and understand the text?
What features show it is a non-fiction text?
What have you learnt from the book?
If you want to find out about... how could you do it?
What’s the difference between the index and the contents?