Click on the link below to the Scott Foresman Reading site.
*look at the title and illustrations together. Guess what the book is about.
*Discuss what you both already know about the topic of the story.
*Read the first page and then ask your child to guess what might happen.
*Encourage your child to picture in his/her mind what is happening
in the story.
*Ask what might happen next in the story.
*Have your child change his or her guesses as the story provides new info.
*Ask how a character might feel.
*Talk about the illustrations.
*Have your child retell the story, and create a new ending together.
*Reread the story and together recite any repeated phrases.
*Retell the story from another character's point of view.
*Let your child illustrate his or her favorite part of the story.
*Think about the story together by responding to prompts such as:
"I liked..." "I felt..." "I didn't like..." or "I learned.."