Interview the child about a book he has recently had read to him.
Ask the child to tell you about a book he liked. Ask questions related to where the story occurred, who was in it, what happened and why.
The child remembers settings, characters, events, details, and cause-and-effect relationships in books.
Early childhood educators and parents can expand their questions from simple, who, what, where questions to ask, “Why?” “How?” and “What should…?” questions. These involve higher-level thinking.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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