Read a book with your child and then encourage them to take on the role of the character through dress up and play.
Prompt them to talk or write about the decisions that went into selecting and recreating that character. (continue reading)
Encourage children to share their thinking about reading in creative ways. Guide them with general prompts in order to have them think about themes, characters, genre, and connections to their own life, the world, and other texts. (continue reading)