PreK-K Comprehension Questions and Actvities

These comprehension questions and activities can be used as:

  • comprehension analysis (confirming understanding)
  • reader’s/writer’s notebook activities
  • informal assessment

COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS – FICTION

  • Who are the main characters in the audiobook?
  • Where does the audiobook take place? (setting)
  • What was your favorite part of the audiobook? Why?
  • Did anything in this audiobook remind you of something that has happened to you?
  • Who would you want to be friends with from the audiobook and why?
  • Was there a funny part of the audiobook?

COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS – NON-FICTION

  • What do you think the audiobook is going to be about?
  • What is the audiobook mainly about?
  • What did you like about it?
  • Can you tell me any new words you heard in the audiobook?
  • What do you remember most about this audiobook?
  • Does this make you think of something in your life?
  • Does this remind you of another audiobook?

ACTIVITIES

• Retell the audiobook to another student or teacher
• Draw and name the main characters
• Draw 2 scenes of the audiobook
• Write 5 words you heard in the audiobook (or tell the teacher 5 words you heard)
• Act out the audiobook with a friend