Developing Open-Ended Questions
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Learners work in groups of two to develop questions and sample answers that are relevant, accurate and use higher level of thinking skills about a literary unit. Students present their questions and answers to the class as a review of the unit.
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End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 8 ELA/Literacy)
Common Core testing on your mind? Ease your class into the test by requiring pupils to take this practice test. The focus of this test is reading. Learners read several passages, both literary and informational, and respond to multiple...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Speak: Questioning Strategy - ReQuest Strategy
The best way to analyze a piece of literature is to ask questions about the characters, plot, and theme. Encourage your learners to stump the teacher with the most difficult questions they can create using Bloom's Taxonomy and various...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Socratic Seminar for: A Christmas Carol
Socratic seminars are a great way to encourage the development of critical thinking, speaking, and listening skills. And Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is a perfect text for such a seminar. Use the questions in the packet to...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Little Prince: Request Strategy
Teach your readers how to engage with a text by using the request strategy. As kids read Antoine de Saint Éxupery's The Little Prince, they choose a passage of text and formulate questions to stump their partners or their teacher, based...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Write Open-Ended Questions in the Interrogative Open Mood
Are you working on writing interviews, or studying types of sentences? Use a video about the interrogative open mood to help your young writers create open-ended questions. The first of two videos about verb voice and mood, it would be a...
6 mins 7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Answering and Scoring Open Ended Questions
Students explore open ended questions. In this open ended questions lesson, students get into groups and answer open ended questions. Students create open ended questions and answer them, Students use peer editing to check for accuracy.
8th - 11th English Language Arts
The Barn: Discussion Questions
After reading The Barn by Avi, learners look over a list of discussion questions about the plot of the story. The discussion guide is a great way to engage readers in the book as well as to open up a thoughtful discussion about what they...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable