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Page 1: Overview
Pages 3-4:Common Core reading standards alignment
Pages 5-6: My Lesson Sequence
Page 7:“I Can” Statements for middle school
Page 8:“I Can” Statements for high school
Page 9: Three-Story Intellect
Page 10: Close Reading with Costa’s Levels of Questioning overview
Page 11: Identifying Levels of Questioning: A Flowchart
Pages 12-14: Question level-specific graphic organizers (one per level)
Page 15: Three-level graphic organizer
Page 16: Double-entry questioning journal
Pages 17-25: Grayscale/black line versions of all student pages (printer-friendly)
-Students have explicit steps they can take to understanding a complex text.
-Using levels of questioning as a scaffold helps students take on complex text they might have avoided reading before.
-Levels of questioning are an effective annotation strategy that may be part of a vertical alignment system to help students master reading comprehension and analysis.
-The skills and levels of questioning are transferable to any content area, at any grade level. This product is designed for middle and high school students.
-As students learn to ask and respond to leveled questions, they develop metacognition as readers.
-They will challenge each other to think at a different level, even asking each other to infer instead of thinking literally.
-Asking students to write leveled questions is easy and effective discussion preparation.
-Using levels of questioning with students makes it easier for a teacher to teach through think-alouds, as you have a structure for discussion of mental processes.
-Students can set and measure goals around their levels of questioning.
-Levels of questioning can be used at any point in the teaching/learning cycle.
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