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Reading Log Questions

On three days each week, pick a question or reading response from the list below and answer it in complete sentences in your reading log. You may not use the same question more than once! Your response should be in complete sentence, and details from the story must be included.


1. What do you predict will happen next in your book? Why?

2. What character do you like least? Why?

3. What character do you like the most? Why?

4. The part of the book/chapter that surprised me was when……

5. Is there a problem in the story? What is it? How was it solved?

6. The setting of this story is ___________. I know this because _____________.

7.  Who the main character? Describe him/her using at least three adjectives.

8. What advice would you give a particular character? Why?

9. The lesson I learned from the story was….

10. In what ways are you like any of the characters in the book? Explain.

11. If you had been the main character in the story, would you have acted differently? Why or why not?

12. If you could trade places with one of the characters, who would it be and why?

13. How do you feel about this story? Would you recommend it to someone else? Why or why not?

14. What was the best part of the story? Why?

15. Summarize the chapter that you read. What were the most important events? Did you learn anything new about the characters?

16. If you were the author, what would you change in the story? Why would you make that change?

17. Is what you read believable? Why or why not?

18. Pretend you are interviewing the main character of the story. What two questions would you ask them?

19. What do you think will happen next in the story? What do you think will happen in the next chapter?

20. What do you think would happen if the author wrote a sequel to the book?

21.  What do you remember most from the story?

Non-Fiction Questions

22. What is the main idea of the non-fiction selection that you read? How do you know?

23. What are three interesting facts you learned by reading the selection you read?

24. What you do you remember most about what you read?