Today's Tip for Families
You can help your child develop thinking skills just by asking questions. For example, after you read a story such as Goldilocks and the Three Bears, ask your elementary schooler some basic questions about it, such as:
Then, to encourage deeper thinking, ask your child to analyze information from the story. Ask questions such as:
You can also promote thinking by asking your child to use information from the story in a new way. For example, you might suggest that your child:
Finally, encourage your child to express opinions based on facts from the story. Ask:
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