Asking Simple Questions/Using A Rising Intonation
“There Is No Such Thing As A Stupid Question”
your child questions frequently throughout the day (e.g., “What do you want?”;
“What are you doing?”; “Where are you going?”).
on your phrase (e.g., When your child says “cat go?” you say, “Where did the
your child’s favorite things into a grab bag. Shake it up. Ask questions
about the game, and invite him to respond.
your child with only a few of the items used to complete a task. Turn your
palms up and shrug your shoulders. Wait for him to respond.
Look through picture books and take turns
pointing to each picture saying, “What’s that?”
an activity without using words to see if it will prompt your child to ask a
your child repeat questions that you model.
opportunities throughout the day that will encourage your child to ask