Story Knowledge - What Happens in a Story?
Story KnowledgeAsk your child questions
Talk about what is happening on the page. Ask questions like: “Why do you think he is sad?” or did this ever happen to you?” Talk about what will happen: “What do you think this book will be about?” or “What is going to happen next?”
Talk about characters
Talk about each character in the story and why they are important. Have your child do the same.
Have your child tell you the story
Have your child tell you what the story is about in words or have your child act out the story!
Talk about order of events
Talk to your child about what happened first, what happened next, and what happened last.