Text Dependent Questions - Strategies and Activities Booklet

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This is a booklet that covers how to appropriately answer text dependent questions. There are nine activities using an acronym, A.N.S.W.E.R.S. The booklet uses a step by step approach to understanding and applying the concepts. Each activity is two pages. The front provides instruction and information. The back side provides practice including short answers, graphics and group work. Apple icons provide tips and tricks. Question icons allow for quick formative assessments by thinking, sharing, and writing. The activity book includes:

Booklet Cover: Included for convenience.

What Are Text Dependent Questions
• Concept - Defining a TDQ
• Practice Text - "Life in the Rainforest"
• Activity/Task - Find the TDQs
• Cooperative Learning - Compare and contrast TDQs

Acronym Introduction
• Concept - Overview of strategies
• Practice Graphic - Strategies organizer
• Activity/Task - Complete concept wheel
• Cooperative Learning - Paired sharing of concept

Asking & Understanding the Question
• Concept - Marking parts of question and QAR
• Practice Text - "Horse of a Different Color" from The Wizard of Oz
• Activity/Task - Annotation of text and question
• Cooperative Learning - Discuss annotation

Noting Key Words & Phrases
• Concept - Identifying key words, phrases, and concepts in text.
• Sample Text - "Do Video Games Make You Smart?"
• Practice Text - "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone"
• Activity/Task - Marking text
• Cooperative Learning - Paired sharing

Starting with Sentence Builder
• Concept - Using sentence builders/starters
• Sample Graphic - Venn organizer for fiction and nonfiction examples
• Activity/Task - Choosing appropriate sentence builders/starters
• Cooperative Learning - Brainstorming list

Writing a Response
• Concept - Practice all previous steps to write a response.
• Sample Text - "Best Excuses for Missing Homework"
• Activity/Task - Complete practice questions
• Cooperative Learning - “Write-Around” activity

Editing with A.R.M.S.
• Concept - A.R.M.S for editing
• Sample Graphic - Modified brace map
• Sample Text - "First Snow" (fiction passage)
• Activity/Task - Complete practice questions
• Cooperative Learning - Peer editing activity

Revising with C.U.P.S.
• Concept - Revision strategies
• Sample Text - "Science of Silly Putty"
• Activity/Task - Complete practice questions
• Cooperative Learnings - “Colorful Corrections” small group activity

Stop & Review
• Concept - Importance of final review
• Sample Graphic - Review checklist
• Activity/Task - Complete graphic for main ideas

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This activity book is one portion of a larger packet. The packet includes many additional items to support student success. Follow the link: "TDQ MEGA-PACK"

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Interested in other ELA activities and units? Follow the link for similar products: "ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS”
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Text Dependent Questions -  Strategies and Activities Booklet
Text Dependent Questions -  Strategies and Activities Booklet
Text Dependent Questions -  Strategies and Activities Booklet
Text Dependent Questions -  Strategies and Activities Booklet
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