Writing  to a  Question
Can you figure out what the question was by reading the beginning of this answer? <ul><li>I would go to Australia… </li></ul>
Use words from the question or restate! <ul><li>Question:  If you were Columbus and given permission and money to take one...
Now you try turning the question from a prompt into a sentence. <ul><li>What kind of qualities make a good friend? </li></ul>
Try underlining key words in the prompt so you understand the question or prompt. <ul><li>Question:  If you were Columbus ...
Check out these tips on writing awesome answers … <ul><li>1.  Restate the prompt! </li></ul><ul><li>2.  Use details from t...
Think about the stoplight method  when writing an answer. <ul><li>Green - Restate the question. </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow -...
Stoplight method: <ul><li>If you were Columbus and given permission and money to take one more voyage, where would you go ...
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Map Question Writing

  1. 1. Writing to a Question
  2. 2. Can you figure out what the question was by reading the beginning of this answer? <ul><li>I would go to Australia… </li></ul>
  3. 3. Use words from the question or restate! <ul><li>Question: If you were Columbus and given permission and money to take one more voyage, where would you go and what types of things would you take on the trip? </li></ul><ul><li>I would go to Australia… </li></ul><ul><li>If I were Columbus and given money to go on a trip, I would… </li></ul>
  4. 4. Now you try turning the question from a prompt into a sentence. <ul><li>What kind of qualities make a good friend? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Try underlining key words in the prompt so you understand the question or prompt. <ul><li>Question: If you were Columbus and given permission and money to take one more voyage, where would you go and what types of things would you take on the trip? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Check out these tips on writing awesome answers … <ul><li>1. Restate the prompt! </li></ul><ul><li>2. Use details from the story in your answer. Don’t just stop at one detail. Write more! </li></ul><ul><li>3. Use names instead of pronouns, like he, she, or they. </li></ul><ul><li>4. If you see the word “explain,” use the word “because” in your answer. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Underline key words in the question. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Answer all parts of the question. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Think about the stoplight method when writing an answer. <ul><li>Green - Restate the question. </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow - Give a detail, reason, or fact. </li></ul><ul><li>Red -Explain. Give an example. </li></ul><ul><li>Green - Restate the question. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Stoplight method: <ul><li>If you were Columbus and given permission and money to take one more voyage, where would you go and what types of things would you take on the trip? </li></ul><ul><li>Green - If I were columbus and given money and permission to take a voyage, I would go to Hawaii. </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow -I would take my swimsuite, sunglass, and sunscreen. </li></ul><ul><li>Red -I would take these things because I would just lay on the beach all day! </li></ul><ul><li>Green -Now you know where I would go if . </li></ul>
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