September 22, 2014

Great questions!

We talk a lot about how good readers ask questions while they are reading. 

This morning, I read the boys and girls the first page of One Green Apple by Eve Bunting. 

I asked them to write the questions they had from just that one page.  

After we posted our questions for others to read, I continued reading the text. It was a really rich experience for the boys and girls because they were able to see how just the first page of a text can grab our attention and get us thinking. 

It was a quick activity that took less than 20 minutes, but it helps students see how good readers think critically about the text.



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