Comprehension questions to ask for any book
Reading is more than just sounding out words. Lots of children have trouble making meaning from what they read, but there are ways to help.Click below for answers to the following comprehension questions. A couple of weeks in to the new school year and we are starting to get back into the swing of after school reading routines. I have him read sections of his novels to me so that I can obtain an understanding of what he is reading and can check that he is comprehending what he reads.Our second son who is in junior primary (grade two), requires an adult to listen to (and assist where required) with his nightly reading.
Does the main character remind you of someone you know. How do you feel about the end of the story. Do you think others would like to read this book. Would you read another book by this author. This is a complete list of books with comprehension questions. It gets updated regularly as new books are added.
So what are we to do. Well, BB to the rescue. We have come up with a list of general discussion questions that we feel can be applied to any book and generate some good discussions.Download the PDFGeneral Discussion Questions for ANY book:Story:1. What is the significance of the title. Would you have given the book a different title. What were the themes of the book. Do you feel they were adequately explored. What scene was the most pivotal for the book.
Make a listof facts you learned from the story2. List the charactersand describe them3. List fivenew words you learned in the book. Write down their dictionary pronunciation and meaning.4. If your bookwas a mystery, tell what the mystery was and how it was solved5. List ten goodwords from the book. Put them into a word search. What kindof book is this. List three evidences of this14. Comprehension questions test you on your ability to recall and understand what you read in a passage.
For example, you may be present for a long lecture from a teacher and still not understand a word he said.