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Question Skills C Bk2|Book 2 of 6 books that teach Grade 3 Question-Answering Enlarge

Question Skills C Bk 2


Question Skills Level C Book 2

Using Clue words in Right There Questions and with more Clue Words, more examples promotes deep learning of the concepts that is maintained over time.

All explicit teaching lessons include a Success Checklist to start (previewing what is to be learned) and conclude with a second Success Checklist, for students to review what they have learned. These should be reviewed and checked off by classroom teachers.

Teacher modelling of Clue Words, in game format, promotes oral language development and comprehension, as previously discussed for Book 1, should be continued. As well, teacher modelling and guidance in Thinking Steps for answering questions promotes student learning.

Guidelines for implementation, especially for sentence writing and punctuation, extend and promote deep learning and may lead to transfer into writing tasks.

Teachers should collaborate with other staff, including special educators, to support any students with additional needs. This scaffolding might include additional reading to promote oral reading fluency and handwriting or typing fluency. 

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