Using joke books is a great way to check your child’s comprehension – and guess what? Children LOVE jokes and funny riddles! Choose some joke books, funny poems, funny stories, or articles for your child to read. Observe what tickles his/her funny bone. Giggle with him/her and tell your child what you thought was funny. With time, as your child becomes better at listening and reading, he/she will laugh without any explanation from you. When this happens, you will know that his/her comprehension is increasing.
I would recommend some of the following books/authors to try this with: Shel Silverstein, Roald Dahl, any riddle or knock-knock joke book, Junie B. Jones, The Black Lagoon series, and there are many more. Maybe you could recommend some?
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