2nd Grade Restate the Question | Answering in Complete Sentences | PQA TTQA

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Tessa Maguire
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2nd - 3rd
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My students were struggling with restating a question. This resource really helped them practice that skill.
This was extremely useful for teaching my third graders how to respond to questions. This helped give them a boost when they needed it and I will be using it year after year!
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  1. Looking to incorporate Restate the Question practice into your instruction? These reading comprehension activities practice answering questions in complete sentences while restating the question. Use the strategy posters to teach your students to use PQA or Turn the Question Around (TTQA). Use the O
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Practice answering open ended questions while restating the question with these 2nd grade reading comprehension passages and questions. These are perfect for small group practice with PQA or TTQA. Students find text evidence and write in complete sentences while restating the question. These help build stamina for constructed response questions.


  • 20 half-page texts with open ended questions: 11 non-fiction , 9 fiction texts

Pages 1 and 2 are available for free in the preview for you to try out with your students.

This is also a great reading comprehension resource for ESL/ELL/ELD students as they practice using correct syntax in their responses. It's the perfect companion to your current reading comprehension work.

While this is written at a second grade level, this is also great practice for 3rd graders who need reinforcement in writing in complete sentences and referring back to the text for text evidence. The simple format of the text puts the focus on the written response practice.

Looking for more resources to help students practice restating the question?

Restating the Question: An Introduction through Oral Language

Reading Comprehension with Open Ended Questions: 2nd Grade Set 2 Restate the Question

Open Ended Questions for 1st Grade: Restating the Question

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.


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