Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
1. I wonder/ I learned thinksheet: Students can take a picture walk and write down questions in the "I wonder" column, then read the book and write down statements they learned in the "I learned column. This can be done as a class or independently.
2. Question and Statement cards to play quiz-quiz-trade: All students stand in a group. Students walk up to a partner, read the other person's card and say, " This is/is not a question because ___." (It has a question mark, it has a question word, etc.) The other partner does the same, then they switch cards a find a new partner. This continues until the teacher signals to stop.
3. Asking Questions Worksheet: Students look at the pictures in a book and think about what the main topic is. Then, they write a question about the main topic. Next, they circle the questions. Finally, they write and explain how they know a given question is a question.
4. Changing Statements to Questions: Students read the statement and decide what question could have been asked to get the answer. They write the question below the statement. This can be edited to use different questions.