Theme/Truths the Author tries to Tell: Reading Response Exercise #57

Read for at least twenty to thirty minutes. When you are done, think about what you have read.

What does it seem the author is trying to tell you through his story? What truths about the world or the human heart does her tale reveal?

What are the clues in the story that led you to this conclusion?

Write down or discuss your responses with your reading partners.

Preschool Literacy: Enjoy a story together. When done, as your preschooler if he or she learned anything from the story. Ask what she learned and how the story helped him to learn it. Enjoy your discussion.