Shared Inquiry • What is shared inquiry? • People working together to ask and answer questions about a story, and sharing discoveries with others • Is there a right answer in shared inquiry? • No, shared inquiry has to do with different points of view and different ideas
Reading Actively-Our Notes • While you read mark passages that strike you as really important, interesting, or surprising. • Mark places that make you think of a question. • Mark parts that give you ideas about what the story means • Reading actively means reading with a purpose—to answer your questions and discover new questions.
Questions of Fact • They ask you to recall particular details or event from a story. • A question of fact only has one correct answer. • You use facts to support your opinions about what a story means.
Questions of Interpretation • These questions have more than a single answer. • They consider what a story means.
Questions of Evaluation • These questions ask how the story fits with your own experience and, after you have interpreted it, whether or not you agree with what the story is saying.
William Carlos WilliamsThe Red Wheelbarrow so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens.
William Carlos WilliamsThe Red Wheelbarrow What are your initial thoughts regarding this poem? Create a question of fact regarding this poem. Ex. Is the wheelbarrow covered in rain? Create a question of interpretation regarding this poem. Ex. What depends on a red wheel barrow? Why is the wheelbarrow “glazed” with rain water? Create a question of evaluation regarding this poem. Ex. Is a red wheelbarrow really worth writing about? so much depends upon a red wheel barrow glazed with rain water beside the white chickens.
Emily Dickenson“Fame is Bee…” Copy this poem in your notes: Fame is a bee. It has a song— It has a sting— Ah, too, it has a wing. • Write 2 questions of fact regarding this poem. • Write 2 questions of interpretation regarding this poem. • Write 2 questions of evaluation regarding this poem.
Shared Inquiry Discussion • Listen carefully to what others say. • If you don’t understand what they are saying, ask them to repeat themselves and/or explain more clearly. • If you disagree with someone tell them so respectfully, always giving your reasons. • If you agree with someone add new support to the conversation.