Subject: Obtaining information
1. Topic-
Asking Questions
2. Content-
A group of about 100 statements. Questions with words/phrases how many, how much, what kind of, how often, when, why, where, etc.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Students will be able to ask a variety of questions

2.Students will be able to ask questions in more than one way if possible

3.Students will be able to connect statements with questions.
4. Objectives-
1.All students will exhibit lack of inhibition in asking with the expectation of a response

2.Students are to be made to understood that precision is important
5. Materials and Aids-
Photocopied pages from various sources
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

Review the "Wh-" words and questions. Review the structure of questions in several verb tenses.

B. Development-

3 examples will be read by the instructor.

C. Practice-

1. Instructor reads the given statements and student provide the appropriate question

D. Independent Practice-

Ask that students ask each other 10 questions in groups of two.


E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

A formula sheet of the various structures of questions may be given

F. Checking for understanding-

An additional worksheet may be given as a form of written practice

G. Closure-

Each student will ask a question, the questions will be directed to students directly and indirectly.
7. Evaluation-
The exercise should be timed. Students should be requested to write out each sentence as homework /in class activity over a period of time.
8. Teacher Reflection-
This is an ongoing exercise that should be consistently done at least twice a week for a period of time. The exercise should then be done about once a week. Make sure each student has an extra set of clean photocopies.

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