Strategies for Questions. 3rd grade, Language Arts Mary Ruebusch. Click for Teacher Pages. Teacher Page. Objective: The students will identify different types of questions and apply these strategies to test taking. continue. Teacher Page. Activity: The students will view a series
Strategies for Questions
3rd grade, Language Arts
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Objective: The students will
identify different types of
questions and apply these
strategies to test taking.
Activity: The students will view a series
of slides and practice identifying, answering,
and writing questions.
1. The teacher will click through each of
2. Discuss the different types of questions.
Distribute a test that the students have taken.
Identify the question types used on the test.
What is your name?
How many days until your birthday?
Which character was the friendliest?
What is your favorite color?
The answer to the
question can be found
Mary had a little lamb.
What kind of animal did Mary
Another kind of question is called--Think and Search
The answers to Thinkand Search questions come from more than one place in the reading.
Think and Search
Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water.
Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack jump over the candlestick.
Compare and contrast the boys in
the Nursery Rhymes.
Another question type is called--Author and Me
To answer these questions you combine what you know with what is in the text.
Author and Me
Baa, baa, black sheep,
Have you any wool?
What will they do with the wool?
A final question type is called--On My Own
To answer On My Own questions you use your own experiences and opinions.
On My Own
Mary, Mary, quite contrary,
How does your garden grow?
What would you plant in your
On a test, read a question carefully.
Ask yourself, how many parts is this question?
Be sure that you answer all
the parts to the question.
Question types are:
1. Right there.
2. Think and search.
3. Author and me.
4. On my own.