This package will help your students answer main idea, plot, purpose, vocabulary, and reference/research questions more effectively. There are question stems sorted by difficulty and strand along with 5 different outlines with strategies for answering questions relating to those strands. I taught a mini-lesson with the outlines and then made them into posters and put them up around my room. This helped my students recognize questions relating to the different strands and, as a result, helped them answer those questions correctly. For example, they learned terms that would signal that a question was asking about main idea, even if the words "main idea" weren't in the actual question.
I used this with both my 7th and 9th grade English classes over several years and had success with it.
Files are in a .zip and in .pdf format.
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