If a parent volunteer or a student is reading to the class have them ask one or more of them. While your child is reading a book try asking.
Why did you choose this book.
What questions to ask when reading a book. This list has been formulated based on what I think they might ask in line with the new framework and what other teachers have reported from their inspections under the new. What kind of characters do you think will be in the book. Boredom stroke second half of book missing narrative taken over by Richard Littlejohn.
More philosophy than practical how-to the book explores the obvious and more insidious ways fear gets in the way. For the next time you get your bookish gang together here are 13 general book club questions that will work for any book. Reading Deep Dive Questions.
Did you have to force yourself to get through it or were you unable to put it down. Where do you like to read. Do you like to keep your books organized.
At the urging of an author friend I recently picked up David Bayles and Ted Orlands Art Fear. Trains cats etc What could this book be about. Have students use some of the before reading questioning strategies they learned to help the younger child understand the story.
It helps them to gain a deeper understanding of the book and to develop their critical thinking skills. Does this book remind you of anything else youve already read or seen. Up to a point.
Choose one important part of this reading that the author couldve made a different choicethe structure organization purpose audience characterization pacing supporting details mood etcand then explain how they couldve done it differently and what effect it wouldve had on the reading. Did you like the picture on the front. Or What is this.
Generic Book Club Questions. Questions like these are a great tool to incorporate into story time. Before your child reads a book ask.
Why did you select this book. Can you make a connection between whats happening in this book and something in your own life We want kids to make these powerful connections to their world because it helps them to better understand whats happening around them says Milby. Can you point to the title.
What was your initial reaction to the book. Most people say the book is better than the movie. What do you think the book is going to be about.
Have you ever joined a book club. The book club questions below can guide your group through a meaningful discussion about almost any book. In general do you think books are better or worse now than they used to be.
Do you like to write reviews on Amazon or Goodreads. Observations on the Perils and Rewards of Artmaking originally published in 1985. Do you watch the movie that came from a book.
After reading active readers ask questions to make sure they can summarize the text retell in their own words and think about its meaning. Does anything in this book seem familiar to you. Asking Questions about a book Choosing a book.
I enjoy reading books about the craft of writing reading a half-dozen or so in any given year. Keep a folder with these questions and have your volunteers record what the students say about the book title theyve just read. Were you amused upset bored angry intrigued.
What makes you think this book is going to be interesting. Try some of the following. Before reading the book.
What moments in the novel have made you decide you like or dislike it so far. Did you choose it because it is about. Does the book remind you of any other writers or novels youve read.
Below is a list of questions OFSTED may ask your literacy or reading lead as well as pupils and class teachers. If youre anything like me you probably struggle to think up questions to ask. Heres to more inclusive nonjudgemental book club questions questions that dont discriminate whether youre on page 20 or page 200.
Students can use this questions framework worksheet to help them with questions to ask before reading and help the child make predictions. The worksheet reminds students to ask questions about the title and. Have them think of a book that they can read to the child.
Where do you usually discover new books. What would cause you to stop reading a book halfway through. To unlock this lesson you must be.
What do you think is going to happen. Have you read other books by this author. The following questions were on an handy cheat-sheet that G2s teacher gave us to help us out when were reading with the kids.
Is this true for you. Would you like more time to read books. How often do you skim a book before reading it.