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Reading at Home

Here are some great talking points and questions to ask your children after you read a book:

  • Describe your favourite part of the book.
  • Was there anything in the book that surprised you?
  • If you could be a character in the book for one day, who would you chose to be? Why?
  • If this book was turned into a film, which actors would like to see play each character?
  • If one of the characters could come to your house for dinner, who would you like to have visit?
  • If you had to describe this book in one word, what word would you choose?
  • How did the setting of the story impact the characters?
  • Were you satisfied with the ending of the story? Why?
  • Were there any new words that you learned from reading the book?
  • What do you think the author wanted us to take away from this book?
  • If you could ask the author one question, what would you ask?
  • What questions do you have after reading the book?
  • Do you have a friend who you think would like this book? Who is it? Why?
  • Does this author have any other books? Have you read any of them?