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  1. 1. Questioning Notes<br />
  2. 2. Importance to an Effective Reader<br />It’s the strategy that keeps a reader interested in the book.<br />Questions helps readers understand what their reading and pushes their thinking further.<br />Effective, active readers wonder about all sorts of things as they are reading.<br />Questions helps us learn new information, clarify confusion, and understand the text.<br />They keep us learning!<br />
  3. 3. Strategy #1-Questioning the TextI wonder….<br />How does an effective reader use questions as they read to understand text?<br />
  4. 4. Structure of Questions<br />Elkhart Community Schools<br />Most of us think of these words when we think of questions:<br /><ul><li>Who? (Person)
  5. 5. What? (Object/Activity)
  6. 6. When? (Time)
  7. 7. Where? (Place)
  8. 8. How? (Process)
  9. 9. Why? (Reason)</li></li></ul><li>How do I find the answers to my questions?<br />Strategy #2-Finding Answers<br />
  10. 10. Question-Answer Relationships<br />Right There –In the text in one sentence or paragraph<br />Think & Search –In the text but you have to look<br />Author & Me –Text + What I Know<br />On My Own –Answer based on my background knowledge<br />
  11. 11. How do I use questions to understand big ideas?<br />Strategy #3-Ask Questions to Expand Thinking<br />
  12. 12. Elkhart Community Schools<br />THICK QUESTIONS<br />THICK questions address large, universal concepts…<br />For instance, “What is <br /> photosynthesis?” <br /> You could not answer that <br /> question with one word. The <br /> answers are long and involved <br /> and need to be researched.<br />
  13. 13. Elkhart Community Schools<br />THIN QUESTIONS<br />Questions that can be answered with<br />a number or a simple “yes, or No” <br />fall in this category.<br />For instance,“How many planets are there?”<br />You use thin questions to <br />understand specific details.<br />

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