Here are some helpful prompts to ask your child as he or she is showing you their work:
Tell me about this piece of work.
Why did you choose to include this?
What do you think is good about this?
What do you think you could do better in this piece of work?
What did you enjoy learning about this ________?
What is the best thing about this?
What could you do to improve this piece of work?
What do you know now that you didn’t know at the beginning of G4?
How have you grown … (as a reader/writer/thinker/worker/mathematician?)
What can you do better now than in the first semester?
Between now and the end of the year, what would you like to do differently?
I would like you to work more on…
What do you feel good about learning this year?
In what ways are you a better reader/writer/thinker/worker/mathematician than you were before?
(Any other questions)