Ways to Read to Children

Things to do Before you Read a Book
  • Introduce and teach vocabulary words
  • Read the title, author and illustrator’s name
Things to do During Reading a Book
  • Answer children’s questions
  • Ask questions
  • Make predictions
  • Read with enthusiasm
  • Use different voices
Things to do After Reading a Book
  • Do activities related to the book (retell the story, draw a picture, etc.)
  • Use sentence completion opportunities