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Comprehension Questions

Here are questions which you can use with your child to develop their comprehension skills as they read their reading book.


  • How is the character feeling?  Why?
  • What did the character do at the end of the story?
  • Which character did you like the best and why?
  • Who is the main character?
  • What do you think the character is saying to...?
  • Tell me something that you found out about the character.



Key questions to ask:

  • Can you point to the title?
  • Can you find the front and back covers.
  • Can you find the spine.
  • What is an author and illustrator?
  • Can you find any words in the book?