This resource will help your students learn how to ask questions about a nonfiction text / informational text they have read. The more students practice asking their own questions about a text, the easier it will be for them to answer those questions and think critically about what they have read.
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These activities will help you teach Common Core Standards RI 2.1, RI 3.1 - asking and answering questions.
Included in this resource:
-1 poster with sentence starters to help students ask questions
-3 short nonfiction reading passages with scaffolding to help them ask and answer questions
-24 task cards that can be used with ANY nonfiction text that encourages students to ask a variety of different questions about the text
-1 longer nonfiction reading passage that has students "create their own test" - they ask and answer questions about the text
-a grading rubric to help you assess student understanding
Since this resource encourages students to ask their own questions, (and every student will ask different questions), no answer key has been provided. The grading rubric will help you assess student understanding as they ask questions about information texts.
The preview shows everything that is included in this resource.
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