• 8 different question starter words with 9 cards each (72 cards
•When, Where, What, How, Who, Why, Have you ever, Do you
•3 example question starter frames for 6 of the question starter
words (When, Where, What, How, Who, Why) 18 total
-E.g. When do you _________?
•108 topic/theme cards
•A blank sheet of topic/theme cards to create your own!
•4 worksheets for question fill-in
•A “Create Your Own” question fill-in worksheet
•2 worksheets with example questions
•4 topics with all 8 questions created for each
a.Put the Question Cards into a box/jar and the topics into a
b. Have each child take turns pulling a question card and a
c.Once the child has pulled the card he/she must quickly ask a
grammatical question containing both words.
d.If the question is grammatical give the child some kind of
token or chip.
e.The child with the most tokens at the end wins!
f. *** to add a time element I use a “popper” and they have to
ask the question by the time the popper jumps (those rubber
toys that pop and fly into the air)
2. Question Fill In Worksheet
a. Have the children choose the word that best begins the
b. Once they have used the word, cross it out on the word list
because each word is only used one time.
c. Have the children read their questions out loud to make
sure they sound grammatical.
3. Question Creation
a. Have each child choose a topic/theme card and write the
theme on their worksheet.
b. They create a question that begins with each question
c.Have the children read their questions out loud to a partner
to make sure the questions sound grammatical.
a.These are just examples of each question from 4 different
topics/themes for children to refer to as help to create their
b.This is also an answer key for the Question fill in (but the
questions are out of order)
a. A diagram that can be hung on the wall or given to each
child for reference.