Group your learners together to practice asking questions. In groups, they decide on five yes or no questions to ask each other. Before letting them practice, consider modeling the intonation when one asks a question.
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Comparing and Contrasting
Teach your third graders to compare and contrast literary elements in two different works on related topics. A pre-assessment activity asks young readers to identify story elements such as character, setting, plot, and main idea. Pairs...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Determining Author's Point of View: The Sneeches
Determine the author's point of view in a text. Young readers read Dr. Seuss' The Sneeches and identify the author's purpose in the story. They identify persuasive techniques in writing, asking and answering questions to better...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Engage young readers in learning to use context clues with this collaborative vocabulary activity. Working in pairs, children take turns drawing from a deck of cards, with each card asking a question about a context involving a specific...
1st - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Asking Questions About a Picture 6
Learners of any age will be able to use this questioning worksheet, if creative enough! Really encourage your learners to brainstorm thoughtful questions about the picture they see. As a bonus, you could encourage learners to create as...
1st - 8th English Language Arts
Asking questions is a natural part of conversation skills, but constructing them correctly in English requires a little more work. Help your learners ask questions using auxiliary and modal verbs with an informative grammar video.
8 mins 3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable