Reflection: Student Led Inquiry The 'Whys' and 'Whens' of Questioning with Literature - Section 5: Students Take a Turn


As we read over the book after the questioning, one of my ELL students had a question about the 'sponge'.  This became a vocabulary lesson. He made a connection between the sponge in the picture and SpongeBob, which helped him understand better. Even though SpongeBob was not related to this book, anytime that a student can bring in background knowledge to add meaning to a story, it is reason to celebrate!

  Student Led Inquiry: Take the moment for a vocabulary lesson
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The 'Whys' and 'Whens' of Questioning with Literature

Unit 9: Questioning - Get to the Heart of the Text!!
Lesson 1 of 15

Objective: SWBAT describe why we use questioning and ask questions in different parts of the text.

Big Idea: Why and when do we ask questions as we read?

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English / Language Arts, Special Education, Literature, beginning, Listening and Speaking, Reading, 2nd Grade, middle, end, literal questions, inference, text features, questioning strategy
  55 minutes
george shrinks
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