We are working on our reading skills. When we read a book there are specific questions we ask the children. They are as follows using the Retelling Hand.Title: What is the name of the story?Author/ Illustrator: Who wrote the story? Who made the pictures?Character(s): Who is / are the character)s) in the story? Are they people or animals or objects?Who is /are the main character(s)? How do you know?Setting: Where is the story happening? (more the answer inside or outside)When is the story happening?Problem: What is the problem in the story? Who does the problem include from the story?Solution: How was the problem solved? Who in the story helped solve the problem?Connections: Text to Self- How does this story make you think of something that has happened in your life? Text to Text- What other story does this make you think of? Text to World- How does this story make you think of something that happens in the world of other people's lives?Critical Stance: How did the main character(s) change from the beginning of the story to the end of the story? (Reading a quote from the story) Ask if it is a fact or an opinion. Why did the author write the words in (italics, all capitals, in bold, etc.)?
Last Modified on October 12, 2015