40 Picture Books for Teaching Children to Ask Questions
Children love asking questions! As teachers, we can support our students to take control of their learning with these wonderful picture books that promote asking questions
Teaching Children to Ask Questions
Teaching our students to ask questions empowers them to take control of their learning and not be embarrassed about questioning something they know or understand. Teach them how to find the answers to their questions and develop deeper and more thoughtful questioning skills overtime.
Listed below are 40 wonderful picture books that inspire and demand the asking of questions. Use them to model asking questions and help your students see that questioning enhances their comprehension and enjoyment of reading.
Asking Questions Picture Book List
A Day's Work by Eve Bunting
Chicken Sunday by Patricia Polacco
Frank the Seven-Legged Spider by Michaele Razi
I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
Just Because by Mac Barnett
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Peña
The Lotus Seed by Sherry Garland
The Mermaid and the Shoe by K. G. Campbell
The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg
The Tea Party in the Woods by Akiko Miyakoshi
This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen
Tuesday by David Wiesner
Unspoken: A Story from the Underground Railroad by Henry Cole
What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada
When We Were Alone by David A. Robertson
Would You Rather... by John Burningham
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