I can ask and answer questions about an informational text.
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In this lesson, students will learn how to ask and answer questions with the question words: "Who, what, where, when, why, and how." They will first discuss what each question word is asking. Then, they will read a couple of passages and ask questions using the question words.
Students will be able to ask and answer questions (Who, what, where, when, why, and how) about an informational text.
Students will ask questions about pictures of a butterfly and a cocoon. They will reflect on the words they used to ask questions and standup if any of the questions they asked contained "Who," "What," "Where," "When," "Why," and/or "How." Explain why is it important to ask and answer questions when reading.
Go over each question word. Encourage students to think of questions that start with each of these words ("Who," "What," "Where," "When," "Why," "How"). Read a passage about Abraham Lincoln and have students answer the questions, "Who?" and "What?" Next, they will highlight the answers to "Where?" and "When?" Then, they will highlight the answers to "Why?" and "How?"
Students will ask and answer questions about a passage about raccoons.
Students will answer ten questions which ask them to define the 5 W's and to apply them to short texts they answer questions about.
Students will recall what they learned:
- What were the six question words we practiced today?
- Why is it important to ask and answer questions about an informational text?
Students will complete sentences with the correct question words.
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