I refer to the common core ela literature and informational text standards and use question stems that target standards from each section key ideas and details craft and structure and integration of knowledge and ideas. How does it support you as a reader.
Creating questions for close analytic reading exemplars.
Examples of text dependent questions for elementary. Think about what you think is the most important learning to be drawn from the text. On the surface a text dependent question tdq is simply a question whose answer can be derived directly from information in the supporting text. In part 1 of my series on text dependent questions tdqs and english language learners i provided an overview about what these questions are and some guidelines in writing tdqs for ells.
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In the first blog post we provided an overview of what tdqs are and how to scaffold tdqs for ells in the follow up post we gave an example of how to write and scaffold tdqs for elementary ells using an excerpt from the second grade exemplar text so you want to be. Identify portion of text what does this tell you about. Here are examples of questions that were tweaked to become text dependent.
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How do they help you understand the text. Last year we wrote a two part series on text dependent questions tdqs for ells and it was one of our most popular blog posts. You notice in the text.
Look at each action. However for text dependent questions to be an effective teaching tool teachers must create meaningful questions that enhance learning rather than simply require students to repeat back information. Examples can be used 6 8.
Clear checklist for evaluating the quality of text dependent questions. Sample text dependent questions using paired passages elementary level. This week as promised i ll provide examples of tdqs based on a second grade text and we will follow up with more examples for middle and high school in the future.
What onomatopoeia interjections and alliteration does the author use. How do i write text dependent questions. Why does the author.
Prompts for text dependent questions source in part. Note this as raw material for the culminating assignment and the focus point for other activities to build toward. Save our species this is a word document.
The author includes a number of details about. Word high school level. Understanding text dependent questions is a 1 4 hour module designed to promote understanding of how t.
Checklist for evaluating question quality. Area v regional superintendents of schools robert daiber keri garrett marchelle kassebaum. Text dependent questions reflecting common core standards for reading by grade level elementary questions developed by the delaware comprehensive assessment system.
Seven simple steps to create your own questions for close analytic reading.