Observe the adult and child talking about a book they have read.
Ask the child to tell you about a familiar book.
The child of this age recounts many details of the book, location, characters, actions, feelings, and ending.
Discuss with the parents the importance of not only reading books, but talking about them after reading them. Remembering what was read is a major academic skill. Talk about the location, characters, actions, motivations, and feelings in the book. Reading for understanding lays the foundation for later work in school.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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