Text Dependent Questions North Carolina Department of Public Instruction English Language Arts Department. Text-Dependent Questions and Evidence-Based Answers. Participants will understand how to create text-dependent questions using a complex text.
Participants willunderstand how to create text-dependent questions using a complex text.
Why does Christina say we need to engage in a “different kind of planning”?
How has Christina’s questioning changed?
by the Character Education Teen Residency Project Participants
The text begins with: There once was a curious bird who wondered, What can a small bird be? Why do you think the authors chose to begin the text with this question?
What is the meaning of “courage” and how does Tortoise demonstrate “courage” in this text?
What evidence is there that shows Bird is wondering, “What can a small bird be?” and working on a solution?
Text-based evidence facilitates rich and rigorous evidence-based discussions and writing through specific, thought-provoking questions about common texts (including, when applicable, illustrations, charts, diagrams, audio/visual, and media).
Blue cards: Sort the QUESTIONS (blue cards) into two categories: examples and non-examples.
Align the STANDARDS (redcards) with the QUESTIONS (bluecards).
Creating Text-Dependent Questions