THE SELF-QUESTIONING STRATEGY ?. The Self-Questioning Strategy requires you to: Create Questions in your mind Predict the answers to those questions Search

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  • THE SELF-QUESTIONING STRATEGY ?
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  • The Self-Questioning Strategy requires you to: Create Questions in your mind Predict the answers to those questions Search for the answers to those questions
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  • Why is asking questions important? Students who ask questions as they read : Improve their comprehension Remember what they read Are active readers Become better readers
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  • How will using the self-questioning strategy help my grades? Before Instruction After Instruction 46%F86%B
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  • What kinds of reading materials can the self-questioning be used with? Textbooks Novels/Short Stories MagazinesNewspapers On-line articles
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  • The Steps of the Self- Questioning Strategy Step 1: A ttend to Clues as You Read.
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  • Attend to Clues As You Read In this step you start reading and you look for clues that can help you create your questions. What is a clue? The clue helps you come up with questions to keep your mind active so that you can understand what you read. Clue words are words that make you wonder.
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  • Attend to Clues as You Read What do you WONDER about these titles: Mountain Madness Partners in Grime Miracle at Midnight Invisible Again
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  • Attend to Clues as You Read What do you WONDER about these pictures?
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  • Clue words can take many forms: TitlesPictures Bold-faced words Italicized words Nouns, verbs, adjective, adverbs
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  • Identify a clue word in this sentence. The boy wandered aimlessly among the trees. Boy is a good clue word. How old is this boy? What is his name? What does he look like? What other clue words are in this sentence? What do you wonder about them?
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  • Identify clue words in the following sentences that make you wonder. The pilgrims had tough lives. Our national anthem is The Star-Spangled Banner. Kathys mother sent her to the store. Two new toys have become available for teenagers. The mission ran into a major problem.
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  • The Steps of the Self-Questioning Strategy Step 1: Attend to Clues as you read. Step 2: Say Some Questions.
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  • Say Some Questions After you find a clue and start wondering about it, you say one or more questions to yourself. Ask questions about something you havent learned already.
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  • Seven Types of Questions WhoWhatWhenWhere Why Y Which How H
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  • Look for clue words Ask a question using one of the seven question types. The teacher praised the class. The students were working very hard on the assignment. The rock band was practicing before the concert. The girls were getting ready for the dance.
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  • The Steps of the Self-Questioning Strategy Step 1: Attend to Clues as you read. Step 2: Say Some Questions Step 3: Keep Predictions in Mind.
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  • Keep Predictions in Mind What is a Prediction? An educated guess about what is going to happen. Its the best guess you can make based on what you know. For this strategy, you will be making predictions about the questions you asked in step 2: Say Some Questions. The predictions should contain information that the author has NOT given you.
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  • Example Questions and Predictions Q: What does the man look like? P: He is tall, with brown hair and a mustache. Q: When will the boy be found? P: He will be found in three days. Q: Where is the dog hiding? P: She is hiding in the woods.
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  • Steps of the Self-Questioning Strategy Step 1: Attend to Clues as you read. Step 2: Say some questions. Step 3: Keep Predictions in Mind Step 4: I dentify the Answer
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  • Youve looked for some clues, youve asked some questions, and youve made a prediction about the questions. As you read, you now need to look for and find the answer to your question. You may not always find the answer but you keep the question and prediction in mind as you read.
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  • Steps of the Self-Questioning Strategy Step 1: Attend to Clues as you read. Step 2: Say some questions. Step 3: Keep Predictions in Mind Step 4: Identify the answer. Step 5: Talk about the Answer
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  • This step means that you first think about the answer and compare it to your prediction. You need to decide whether your prediction was right or wrong.
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  • Identifying and Talking About the Answers Q: What does Rebecca look like? P: She has long black hair and dark eyes. A: Rebecca looked very much like her mother. She had long, curly blond hair and blue eyes. She was short but very slim and trim. She looked like an athlete.
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  • Identifying and Talking about the Answers Q: Why did Tim hide his art work? P: He wants to give it to his mother as a gift. A: Tim was happy that his mother did not see his picture. He knew that she would be upset if he was drawing when he was supposed to be doing his homework.
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  • Requirements for good questions, predictions and answer statements: Use Complete Statements Subject verb Use accurate statements Include new information Make sense
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  • The Steps of the Self-Questioning Strategy Step1: A ttend to Clues as you read. Step 2: S ay some questions Step 3: K eep predictions in mind. Step 4: I dentify the answer Step 5: T alk about the Answer
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  • Exit Slip 1. What was the main idea of todays lesson? 2. What did you learn today? 3. What confused you about the lesson? 4. What do you still need to know? 5. How will this strategy help you in your other classes?