Book Discussion Ideas
Time spent talking about
opportunity for expressing opinions
children to different perspectives
appreciation for literature
Ten“Tell Me” Questions to
Get Children Talking About Books
1. Tell me what you
liked best about this book.
2. Tell me about your
favorite illustration in this book.
3. Tell me about a
favorite sentence or a funny part of the story.
4. Tell me about the
characters in this story.
5. Tell me something
you have in common with/ and or makes
you different from one of
6. Tell me what you
would do if… (relate to problem in story)
7. Tell me how you
would feel if… (relate to feeling in story)
8. Tell me about the
problem and solution of this story.
9. Tell me about
something similar that has happened to you.
10. Tell me something you
might change in the story if you
were the author.
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