Read for at least twenty to thirty minutes. If you’re in a private enough space, read the dialogue out loud.
When done, think about what you have read. How do other characters talk to the main character in your reading? How does the main character talk to them? How would you describe it? Would you like to talked to in the manner these characters talk to each other? Why or Why not?
Share your responses with your reading partners.
Enjoy a picture book with your preschooler.
When done, ask her what she thought about the way the characters talked to each other? Would he like to be talked to that way? Why or why not?